Salvatore Girone

  • Italy scorns Indian decision to try marines with anti-piracy law 09-02-2014 11:17 AM

    Rome harshly criticised an Indian decision to try two Italian marines accused of killing two fisherman under an anti-piracy and anti-terrorism act, in a case that has strained relations between the two countries. Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, part of a military security team protecting a cargo ship off the...
  • Kerala fishermen killing case: MHA drops clause on death penalty 07-02-2014 06:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry on Friday revised the sanction given to prosecute the two Italian marines in Kerala fishermen killing case. The clause on death penalty is being dropped in the case. Revising its earlier decision, the Home Ministry gave sanction to National Investigation Agency (NIA) to prosecute the...
  • Italian President hits out at India over delay in marines trial 23-12-2013 08:06 AM

    Rome: Italian President Giorgio Napolitano hit out at India over delayed trial in the Kerala fishermen killing case. He said the trial has run into new difficulties and could be delayed because of the upcoming 2014 Lok Sabha elections. "Sometimes it seems that we are the only nation where elections...
  • Italian marines case: Witnesses questioned by NIA through video links 12-11-2013 06:31 PM

    New Delhi: The NIA has questioned four Italian marines, who were witness to the killing of two fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012, through video conferencing as they appeared in the Indian Embassy in Rome. The National Investigation Agency investigators had on Monday questioned through video conferencing the four witnesses,...
  • Italy working for early return of two marines facing trial in India, assures Napolitano 05-11-2013 12:29 AM

    Italy is working ceaselessly for the early return of two Italian marines facing trial in India for murdering two fishermen, President Giorgio Napolitano said on Monday. "We do not cease to work tenaciously to bring them home," Napolitano said after his speech on National Unity and Armed Forces Day. The...
  • Fishermen killing: 'Italy will do everything to bring back marines' 17-08-2013 08:25 PM

    Rome: Italy will do everything to bring back by Christmas two of its marines, who have been in India for over one-and-a-half years to face trial for killing two Indian fishermen, the country's special envoy in the case has said. The trial could begin by early September and if it...
  • Italian marines case: Probe likely to be delayed 13-05-2013 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: The NIA probe into the killing of two Kerala fishermen is likely to be delayed as several key documents are being translated from Malayalam and Italian to English and the agency needs to question all foreign witnesses present on the Italian ship who left India long ago. Several...
  • NIA will continue to probe Italian marines' case: SC 26-04-2013 11:22 AM

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Team (NIA) will continue with its investigation against the Italian marines, who allegedly killed two fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012, ruled the Supreme Court on Friday. Italy had questioned the jurisdiction of the NIA to probe the case against its marines saying the...
  • Fishermen killings: SC to give verdict on plea challenging NIA probe 26-04-2013 06:11 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will decide on Friday on a plea by the Italian government challenging a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe into the killing of two Indians by two Italian marines off the Kerala coast. The hearing which was scheduled for Thursday was deferred to Friday because the...
  • Fishermen killings: SC to give verdict on plea challenging NIA probe 22-04-2013 09:19 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will decide on Monday on a plea by the Italian government challenging a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe into the killing of two Indians by two Italian marines off the Kerala coast. The Italian government and the marines had also questioned the invoking of the...
  • What haven't the Marines told you? Italian journalist writes book 14-04-2013 02:41 PM

    New Delhi: The controversy surrounding two Italian marines facing murder charges in India has triggered tensions between both the nations and now a journalist from Italy has penned a book to soothe frayed nerves back home by sharing India's side of the story with his countrymen. Titled "I due maro:...
  • NIA likely to drop stringent charges against Italian marines 09-04-2013 08:14 PM

    New Delhi: NIA, probing the killing of Kerala fishermen allegedly by two Italian marines, may drop a stringent provision of law that entails only death sentence for the offence of murder. Home Ministry officials hinted that even though the National Investigation Agengy (NIA) has booked the marines under the Suppression...
  • NIA registers murder case against Italian marines 05-04-2013 04:05 PM

    New Delhi: The NIA has registered a murder case against two Italian Marines for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast last year. The Home Ministry had handed over the case to National Investigation Agency through an order on Thursday evening. The NIA submitted the FIR before the Special...
  • NIA registers case against two Italian marines 04-04-2013 09:53 PM

    New Delhi: Three days after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) handed over the Italian marines case to the National Investigative Agency (NIA), a case has finally been registered against them. The First Information Report (FIR) will be presented before the special court in Patiala House on Friday. The MHA...