The Supreme Court has exempted Massimiliano Latorre, one of the Italian marines facing murder charges in India, who suffered brain stroke recently, from personal appearance before police for two weeks, reports stated on Monday.
Massimiliano Latorre, one of the Italian marines facing murder charges in India, has submitted a request to the Supreme Court to allow him to return to Italy for his "more rapid and complete recovery" after he suffered a condition similar to a mild stroke.
One of the two Italian marines detained in India on murder charges was hospitalised with a condition similar to a mild stroke even as the Italian Foreign minister said bringing back the marines remain a priority.
In a major reprieve for the two Italian marines facing trial for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012, the Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the duo would not be tried under the anti-piracy law SUA.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted the travel restrictions imposed on Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini from leaving the country in connection with the killing of two fishermen by two Italian marines off the Kerala coast last year.
The owner of the Singapore-flagged vessel, suspected to have collided with a boat off Kerala on
March 1, has been directed by Kerala High court to pay Rs 25
lakh each to families of the four of the five fishermen