Friday, Dec 09, 2022

Somali pirates


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

August 12, 2017 3:46 am

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

August 03, 2017 10:32 am

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

August 03, 2017 5:16 am

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

November 13, 2014 5:36 am

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

November 01, 2014 1:03 am

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

June 10, 2014 12:01 pm

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

February 22, 2014 10:31 am

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

November 20, 2013 4:32 am

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

June 08, 2013 3:16 am

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

June 05, 2013 12:17 am

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