24 pirates sentenced to long prison terms in Kenya

More than two years ago the Danish naval vessel Esbern Snare captured 24 pirates off the coast of Somalia. Now they have all been sentenced to seven years in prison at a court in Kenya.
BY OLE ANDERSEN

24 pirates were sentenced to long prison terms at a court in Kenya on January 23rd 2014 for the hijacking of the ship F/V Ariya. The pirates, all of whom were sentenced to seven years in prison, were delivered to the Kenyan authorities on June 19th 2011 by the Danish naval vessel Esbern Snare, which was operating under NATO's anti-piracy effort Ocean Shield, says the Danish Admiral Fleet in a statement on its website.

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