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ANTI PIRACY WAR: BASHIR JAMOH BREAKS JINX AS COURT JAILS PIRATES

ANTI PIRACY WAR: BASHIR JAMOH BREAKS JINX AS COURT JAILS PIRATES

Breaking News, Maritime
Director General of Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency,  Bashir Jamoh may written his name in gold. The Federal High Court in Port Harcourt Tuesday convicted three persons accused of involvement in the hijack of an Equatorial Guinean flagged vessel named, MV ELOBEY VI, off Equatorial Guinea's coast on March 21. This is the first test of the anti-piracy law which was signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari last year. Delivering judgement, Justice Mohammed Sani summarily convicted Binaebi Johnson, Daniel Lemmar and Ghane Gordon on Counts 1 and 2, and  were ordered to pay a fine of N20 million each under the new Antipiracy Act 2019. The Nigerian Navy had arrested nine persons, namely, Binaebi Johnson, Daniel Lemmar, Ghane Gordon, Hassan Hakeem, Gregory Sm...