Men of the Ghana Navy on Saturday foiled a pirate attack on a Nigerian Cargo ship, MT Mariam.
Nigeriafilms.com reports that all eight bandits were apprehended without any injuries to the ship’s crew or the Navy.
According to Lt Maxwell Asola, the Public Relations Officer of the 1 Garrison, Ghana Armed Forces, all the eight pirates are Nigerians. they had hijacked the vessel and told the owner on phone that they planned to use it to carry out an attack. This prompted the owner of the vessel to contact the Ghana Navy for assistance.
Asola said his men swung into action and arrested all the criminals