Italian marines case: SC orders $9 fishermen to pay each Rs. 50,000

The Supreme Court in India made a recommendation of Rs 5 lakh to seven fishermen and the legal heirs of two others who were killed in a shooting by two Italian marines on a boat off the coast of Kerala in February 2012 . The bench requested Rs 5 lakh each to the fishermens families in return for the Italian governments Rs 10 crore compensation to the heirs of the two deceased .

New Delhi, India, November 25: The Supreme Court in India made a recommendation of Rs 5 lakh to seven fishermen and the legal heirs of two others who were killed in a shooting by two Italian marines on a boat off the coast of Kerala in February 2012, and a bench headed by Justice MR Shah modified its June 15, 2021 order, requesting Rs 5 lakh each to the fishermen's families in return for the Italian government's Rs 10 crore compensation to the heirs of the The apex court had ordered that the sum of Rs 10 crore, which had been held in the top court registry, be transferred to the Kerala High Court, and that of the total amount, Rs 4 crore be paid to the heirs of the two deceased and Rs 2 crore to the owner of the fishing boat St Antony.On a fateful day, twelve fishermen, including the boat owner and a minor, were on board St Antony.The bench was informed that the child had committed suicide and that another fisherman, Johnson, died as a result of the shooting.The seven injured fishermen were suing the court for compensation for the pain they suffered as a result of the shooting incident, saying that no compensation has been given them and that the boat owner is being reimbursed Rs 2 crore.

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