Thursday, November 09, 2006

Today's local news from Darwin

News Roundup.

From the ABC;

An Indonesian fisherman who used a machete to threaten Navy and Army officers attempting to board his boat has been given an 18-month jail term by the Northern Territory Supreme Court.
The incident happened in waters off the coast of Arnhem Land.
Forty-seven-year-old Aceng was part of a 10-man Indonesian crew caught in July inside the Australian Fishing Zone, north-east of Cape Wessel.
He pleaded guilty to seven charges, including threatening serious harm and causing harm to public officers.
The court heard Aceng also threw concrete sinkers at the officers.

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