USA v. Muse, Abdulwali Abdulkhadir


[SDNY] Abdulwali Abdulkhadir Muse was indicted for hijacking the Maersk Alabama container ship in the Indian Ocean, and the subsequent taking of the captain of the ship as a hostage. Muse was taken into custody by the U.S. Navy on April 12, 2009, while at sea in the Indian Ocean. Muse pleaded guilty to maritime hijackings, kidnappings, and hostage takings.