India allows accused marine Massimiliano Latorre to stay in Italy


India’s top court ruled on Wednesday (September 28) that a second Italian marine accused of killing two fishermen can stay in his home country pending a ruling on whether he should be tried in New Delhi. Two marines are accused of shooting the fishermen while protecting an Italian oil tanker off India’s southern state of Kerala in 2012, in a long-running case that has soured relations between the countries. Massimiliano Latorre was allowed to travel back to Italy in 2014 for treatment after suffering a stroke, with India stipulating that he return. But the supreme court said the marine can…

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