Pirate Sentenced to 30 Years

Terror Free Somalia:

(TF.SF Norfolk VA)A federal judge in Virginia sentenced a Somali man to 30 years in prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to his role in an April attack on a US Navy vessel off the coast of Africa.

Jama Idle Ibrahim was sentenced on three charges related to the April 10 attack on the USS Ashland amphibious dock landing ship: attacking to plunder a vessel, engaging in an act of violence against persons on a vessel and using a firearm during a crime of violence.In August, a federal judge dismissed different charges of piracy against Ibrahim and five other Somalis, who allegedly mistook the Ashland for a merchant vessel.

Please have a seat in the showroom we'll be back with you in 20 to 30 years.

Posted by: Howie at 07:09 AM

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