SC seeks Centre’s response to Italian marine’s plea

Enrica Lexie case, where Marines are accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, continues to drag on.
R Sedhuraman, Legal Correspondent
The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the Centre’s response in a week to the plea of Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast on February 15, 2012, for bail extension till an international tribunal decided the jurisdiction for the trial — Indian or international laws.
A three-member Bench headed by Justice Anil R Dave said it would consider his plea on September 28 in the light of the government’s stand. The other members of the Bench are Justices Kurian Joseph and Amitava Roy.
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