The Lone Quark

30 November 2010

Somali pirate sentenced to 30 years in prison

Filed under: Pirates, Uncategorized — The Lone Quark @ 8:33 pm

Somali Pirates

One of the pirates who attacked the USS Ashland last April was sentenced to prison for 30 years by the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.  Jama Idle Ibrahim pleaded guilty to charges of attacking to plunder a vessel, committing an act of violence against persons on a vessel and the use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence.

http://jurist.org/paperchase/2010/11/federal-judge-sentences-somali-pirate-to-30-years.php

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