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Somalia piracy suspect pleads guilty in US court

Aug 30th, 2010 Current Affairs

In an article entitled "Somalia piracy suspect pleads guilty in US Court," Jurist reports today (08/30/2010) that Somali citizen Jama Idle Ibrahim pled guilty Friday to multiple charges in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia to his role in the April 2010 USS Ashland attack in the Gulf of Aden.

Ibrahim, though originally charged with piracy, reached an agreement with prosecutors whereby he was charged with attacking to plunder a vessel, committing an act of violence against persons on a vessel, and the use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence. The sentencing hearing will be held November 29. To read the full text of the article, click here

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