Police detained three men for questioning Tuesday in the rape and murder
of a law student whose body was found mutilated in southern India,
The case has drawn comparisons to the deadly 2012 gang rape of a woman on a New Delhi bus that sparked widespread outrage and nationwide protests demanding an end to the widespread sexual assault and abuse of women across India.
An international tribunal in The Hague has decided that an Italian
marine being held in India in the shooting deaths of two Indian
fishermen mistaken for pirates can return home for the duration of
arbitration, the Italian foreign ministry said Monday.
The tribunal's decision, approving an Italian request, was expected to be officially announced in The Hague on Tuesday.
India has accused two marines, Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre, of the shootings in 2012 while they were assigned to anti-piracy duties aboard an Italian commercial ship, the Enrica Lexie.