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Arabia
Yemeni Court Jails 3 Somali Pirates
2013-01-20
[An Nahar] A court in southeast Yemen on Saturday jugged
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
three Somali pirates for 10 years each after convicting them of hijacking boats in the Gulf of Aden, Saba state news agency said.
... and if you can't believe the state news agency who can you believe?
The defendants went on trial in 2011 after being charged with hijacking a Yemeni fishing boat and a foreign yacht with the aim of using the Yemeni vessel to carry out piracy attacks, Saba said.

The judge also ordered the defendants to pay the owner of the boat 750,000 rials ($3,492) in compensation for the amount he fished on the day of the attack and for the 15 days they held him captive, Saba said.
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