Somali Pirate Arrested
Belgian police arrested Mohammed Abdi Hassan at Brussels Airport on Saturday. The man, who also goes by the name Afweyne or 'Loud Mouth', is thought to be one of the most notorious pirate leaders that Somalia has produced.Hassan has been accused of attacking many ships off the Somali coast. However, it appears he really wants to be a movie star.
The arrest is the result of a joint undercover operation conducted by Belgian federal police and the special crime unit.
Mohammed Abdi Hassan was enticed to come to Belgium in order to take part in the shooting of a film on the life of pirates on the high seas.