Court records statements of Somali pirates

The accused said that they had not seen their families since their arrest and are not aware if any of their family members have died.
Mumbai: A sessions court in the city on Saturday recorded statements of 28 Somali pirates, in 2011 ship hijacking case, under section 313 of CrPC. The Indian Navy and the Coast Guard in 2011 had arrested 120 Somali pirates and rescued several foreign nationals in four different operations.
The last batches of Somali pirates’ statements were recorded on Saturday. Now, the court will hear the final arguments before pronouncing judgement in the case.
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