'Centre Should Intervene'

Published: 14th January 2016 05:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th January 2016 05:47 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  Fishermen organisations have demanded that the Centre ensure that Massimiliano Latorre, one of the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012, is brought back to India for trial.

“The government should take up the matter with the UN and ensure that the marine is brought back,” T Peter, secretary, National Fishworkers’ Forum, said.

The demand comes in the wake of the head of the Italian Senate’s defence committee announcing that Latorre will not be returning to India.

“The Italian government has thrown a challenge to India and Indian fishermen by adopting such a stand. Why is the Indian government remaining silent?” he said.

Stay up to date on all the latest Kerala news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp