Somali pirates

Somali pirates News

Somali 'Pirates': 27 sentenced to 7 yrs in jail

The men have been convicted under charges, including attempt to murder, kidnapping and relevant sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Arms Act. They were acquitted of charges, including culpable homicide not amounting to murder and kidnapping for ransom.

Mumbai court gives seven-year jail sentence to 15 Somali pirates arrested in 2011

A Mumbai Court sentenced seven years rigorous imprisonment to 15 Somali pirates after they were convicted for attempt to murder and kidnapping.


15 Somali pirates get 7-year prison term

The men, who have been in prison for over six and a half years, will be released and deported to Somalia after they serve the remaining six months of their term in India. The men had last year accepted a plea of guilt.

UN authorises patrols against Somali pirates

The UNSC has voted unanimously to authorise international ships to keep patrolling sea lanes off Somalia.

Somali pirates free seven Indian sailors after 4 years in captivity

The sailors, held since the pirates hijacked the ship MT Asphalt Venture in September 2010, were freed on Thursday.

Indian among 11 ship crew members freed by Somali pirates

Survivng crew includes seven men from Bangladesh, one Indian, one Iranian, and two from Sri Lanka.


India very important member of piracy contact group: US

Hopkins said there has been no piracy hijacking off the coast of Somalia since May 2012.

Part of seized cargo stolen,cops now guard rest at temple in police station

MSV Yusufi,a suspect dhow intercepted by the Coast Guard in April this year,was carrying cigarettes,electronics and 32 goats.

14 Indian sailors saved by EU,NATO ships

Fourteen Indian sailors on a hijacked cargo vessel have been safely rescued as Somali pirates on board the ship fled after counter piracy ships

Cops will take embassy route to make freed foreigners depose

Four cases of hijacking by 120 Somali pirates clubbed together are being heard by Sewri Sessions Court for the past one year.