October 13 2009
Two suspected Somali pirates arrived in Spain Monday to face trial for hijacking a Spanish fishing boat, CNN reports.
The suspects were among the pirates who seized the Alakrana and its 36-member crew on Oct. 2, Spanish authorities said. The ship is still in pirate hands.
The men are expected to appear before a Spanish court on Tuesday. They face one count of piracy and 36 counts of kidnapping.
Pirates holding the fishing boat hostage on Tuesday demanded that their...
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