Indonesian Pirates Sentenced to 10 Years’ Jail

By Wendy Laursen

Nine Indonesian pirates have received jail terms of 10 years each for the armed robbery of the chemical tanker Sun Birdie earlier this year.

The pirates, aged between 26 and 48, pleaded guilty in a court case that concluded this week at the Kota Tinggi Sessions Court in Malaysia.

Judge Salawati Djambari found the men guilty under Section 395 of the Penal Code for armed gang robbery which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in jail and whipping.

The men were unrepresented in court.

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Source: http://maritime-executive.com

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