Court remands Nigerian pirates into custody
Men accused of hijacking MT Mariam.
Court remands 8 Nigerian pirates into prison custody
The eight suspected pirates arrested by the Ghana Navy aboard vessel, MT Mariam, have been remanded into prison custody by the Adjabeng Magistrate Court in Accra.
The Ghana Navy on Saturday, January 17, foiled a pirate attack on a Nigerian cargo vessel, MT Mariam, and captured all eight bandits.
The pirates were armed but no one, including a nine-member crew aboard the vessel, was injured when the Ghana Navy crew aboard GNS BLIKA effected the arrest.
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