Two of the suspected pirates who have been detained on the frigate ‘Esbern Snare’ in the Gulf of Guinea are to be released.
One of the detainees’ lawyer, Niels Anker Rasmussen, informs Ekstra Bladet that there is a so-called indictment. That means the prosecution will not prosecute him, he explains.
“He is considered guilty, but they do not want to prosecute him,” the lawyer told Ekstra Bladet.
Lawyer Irene Zehngraff informs Ritzau that one of the other suspected pirates must also be released.
The two, along with the other two suspected pirates, were detained on the frigate in November.
One of them was injured and he was taken to a hospital in Ghana in December as it was no longer medically safe to have him on board.
According to the prosecution’s indictment, on November 24, they attacked Danish soldiers who were on board a small boat in Guinea Bay.
The attack caused the Danish forces to open fire. Four suspected pirates were killed, and it is believed that another suspected pirate fell overboard, while the other four were detained.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
Source: Politiken.dk – Forsiden by politiken.dk.
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