Tag: court

  • 7 jailed for migrant drownings

    Men get long jail terms. Seven jailed for migrant drownings An Italian court has sentenced seven African migrants to a total of more than 120 years in prison for the […]

  • Investigation into Nigerian pirates court fiasco

    Alleged pirates miss court hearing. Police deny fuel shortage report; begins investigation into Nigerian pirates court fiasco Nathan Gadugah The police administration has begun preliminary investigations into how state officials […]

  • Suspected pirates en-route to Spain

    Spanish Navy Takes Custody Of Suspected Somali Pirates. On 24 October 2012, 120 nautical miles southwest of Socotra, the EU Naval Force ship ESPS Castilla took custody of six suspected […]

  • Schettino Arrives in Court

    The captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner has arrived at an Italian court to hear evidence against him at a pre-trial hearing. Francesco Schettino, 52, was dubbed “captain […]

  • Sentence Passed

    A court in the Seychelles sentenced five Somali pirates to 18 years in prison for attacking French ships in the Indian Ocean. A Supreme Court judge found the men guilty […]

  • Sentence Passed

    A court in Yemen’s southeastern city of Mukalla sentenced 13 Somalis each to 12 years in jail on Saturday after convicting them of piracy, a judicial source said. The men, […]