Thursday, March 05, 2009
Remaining USNS Lewis and Clark pirates gone
U.S. Navy on March 5 handed over seven suspected Somali pirates who were arrested in the Indian Ocean to the Kenyan police. Dressed in orange overalls and bare feet, the suspects who looked frail and tired were led into the cells of the port police station under tight guard. In January, the U.S entered into an agreement with Kenya to hand over suspected pirates to be tried in the country. Britain has already reached a similar agreement to hand over pirates to the Kenyan authorities. U.S. Embassy in Kenya released nine others in Bomasso Puntland, implying Kenya wouldn't accept them.
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