Somalia: Puntland Prosecutor Orders Capture of 18 for Piracy Activities

GAROWE (Somali Update Online) — A prosecutor in Somalia’s northeastern region of Puntland on Tuesday filed a criminal case against 18 men allegedly involved in recent piracy activities in the region, Somali Update reports.

Puntland Attorney General Mohamed Hared said he filed the case to the First Degree Court in Garowe as he expects the high court will announce a sentence against the alleged pirates on absentia.
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