Ahmedabad: The police officer probing the
case of 14 Somalian pirates who were apprehended at Una coast
recently has received a `threat call` with the caller stating
that the police should release the pirates or face
consequences, top officials said on Saturday.
"The investigating officer of Una police station who
has been probing the pirate case has received a threat call.
The caller told police inspector B S Limbachiya that the
pirates should be released or else they would face
consequences" SP Incharge Jungadh, Shobha Bhutada said.
"We are yet to verify the identity of the caller and
from where the call was made," she said.
Seventeen persons were apprehended off the sea coast
near Nandan village at Unna on June 19, out of which 14 were
Somalian pirates and three were citizens of Yemen whose boat
was hijacked by the pirates.