Kenya has released from its jails 7 Somali men held for being involved in Piracy activities after completing their sentences, Horseed Media reports.
The men, spent seven years behind bars after they were wrongly accused by the international naval task forces in Somalia waters of being pirates. They were later on transferred to Kenya where they were prosecuted.
Somalia’s ambassador to Kenya Jamal Mohamed Hassan and officials from the UNODC met the freed fishermen and made arrangements for sending them back to their homes in Somalia.
‘’We are very happy that we gained our freedom back and will be travelling home and reunite with our families,’’ said one of the emotional fishermen.
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