British parliamentarians have also been looking into the company. Until now, there is no clear answer as to who is the owner behind the company – something that has been making the British MPs scratch their heads.
It is a requirement for all British firms to list the identity of their owners with Britain’s Companies House; Savaro Ltd did not.
In late January, lawmaker Margaret Hodge said, “Savaro Ltd is flagrantly attempting to evade prosecution [and] has falsified information with Companies House. Justice must be done.”
In a report, investigative journalist Firas Hatoum said that searching for active companies with real commercial records that share an address with Savaro Ltd could be the only way to know its owners and would consequently reveal the real owners of the ammonium nitrate shipment.
It is almost 8 months since the Beirut blast and the culprits of the disaster have yet to be brought to justice.