Italian marines to be tried under Act that carries death penalty – The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Centre has decided that the two Italian marines, accused of killing two Kerala fishermen in February 2012, will be tried under Article 3 of the SUA Act which attracts death penalty if convicted.

The home ministry gave sanction to the National Investigating Agency (NIA) for the purpose, repudiating its own commitment to Italy that the two marines would not get capital punishment for their action, and exposing lack of coordination between the government at the highest level even on crucial issues.

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