India stakes claim on ‘killer’ Italian marines

Neeraj Chauha

NEW DELHI: Not keen to let off the Italian marines, the government has recently informed the the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague that “India has jurisdiction over the Italian marines – Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone who had committed murder aboard the Indian fishing vessel St Antony at Kollam, Kerala, within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of India”.

According to top government sources, a detailed counter-memorial in response to Italy’s memorial filed on September 30, 2016 has been filed before the arbitral tribunal constituted under Annexure VII of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

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Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/

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