For those of you have forgotten, Togo is in the oval between Benin and Ghana, near Nigeria.
"Here we have criminal gangs whose main purpose is to steal multi-million cargo which is gasoline as it has a ready market. It is very easy to dispose of it. There has been an underground trade in the Gulf of Guinea for decades."
Mukundan said so far in 2012 there have been 19 attacks off the Gulf of Guinea on the west coast of Africa, with two vessels hijacked. Forty-two crew have been taken hostage, two crew members killed and two kidnapped by pirates.
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
AFP report Tanker with valuable cargo 'hijacked' off Togo: