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Charge sheet filed against Italian marines in shootout case

Three months after they allegedly shot dead two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast, police on Friday filed a charge sheet against two Italian marines in a court here charging them with murder under IPC

Pay Rs 45L surety, court tells boat owner


The CJM court in Kollam ordered the submission of a surety equalling Rs 45 lakh from Freddy to get his boat released from coastal police custody on Thursday.

The court had asked Freddy to submit an a

Finally, Italian ship Enrica Lexie sails out


After 77 days, the Italian vessel Enrica Lexie sailed out of the Kochi port around 11 pm on Saturday.
Following the apex court order, the captain of the vessel, Umberto Vittelli and managing director

‘Stay here was a terrible experience’


“I don’t want to speak about the Italian firing incident; the stay here was terrible and experience I would want to forget,” said an irritated Umberto Vittelli, captain of the vessel Enrica Lexie, her

Italian ship to get back to work soon


The vessel Enrica Lexie involved in the fishermen killing incident would be back into business in two days, said Pio Schiano Lomoriello, managing director of Dolphin Tankers (fratelli d’ amato) and ow

SC allows Italian ship Enrica Lexie to leave Indian waters


Supreme Court on Wednesday has allowed Italian ship Enrica Lexie to leave Indian waters. The apex court has also given consent to four marines and six crew members on board to leave Indian shores alon

Italian ship's release difficult unless commitment on marines: Court


The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that if the Italian government can't ensure the presence of its four marines presently aboard Enrica Lexie as and when required by either by police or the trial court

Census of fishermen soon to decide kerosene quota

Food and civil supplies minister Anoop Jacob said the government would soon conduct a census among fishermen to determine the quantum of kerosene they require for fishing operations.

The cabinet sub-

Pak releases 72 Indian fishermen

The Coast Guard (ICG) has secured the release of 72 Indian fishermen from the custody of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA), which had held them in the Arabian sea off Jakhau coast since Friday.

Italians pay Rs.1.7mn in damages, boat owner drops case


The owner of a damaged fishing boat, on which two Indian fishermen were shot dead allegedly by two Italian Marines from a cargo vessel in February, withdrew his complaint on Friday after he was paid c

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