Marò Massimiliano Latorre sues the State: 'I risked my life, I ask for maxi-compensation'

The Navy rifleman convinced that he was not sufficiently protected by Italy during his long detention in India. 'Damage to career and private sphere after definitive return'. Now my colleague Salvatore Girone could also make the same requests

 maximilian-la-torre Massimiliano Girone, 55, the ex marò is asking for damages from the Italian state Photo Video

It seemed like a closed matter, but now the long and tormented story of the two Marina riflemen Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone could reopen. The first of the two Apulian marines, La Torre, he asked for a maxi compensation to the Italian State with the motivation of not having been sufficiently protected. This would have caused damage to his career and to his private sphere after his definitive return to his homeland. - photo 1 | foto2 | video

Massimiliano Latorre returns to Italy for four months: the video of his return home Massimiliano Latorre returns to Italy for four months: the video of his return home

Massimiliano Latorre is back home: here he is with his family – guard

LEGITIMATE DEFENSE - The two marines were accused of the murder of two Indian fishermen in February 2012 off the coast of Kerala, during an anti-piracy mission aboard the merchant ship Enrica Lexie, flying the Italian flag. After 106 days in an Indian prison, they obtained a month's permit to return to Italy, but in August 2014, after returning to India, Latorre suffered a stroke and was rushed to the neurology department of a hospital in New Delhi. The claim for compensation refers precisely to the fact of having been sent back to India twice exposing him to the risk of the death penalty, as reported Daily fact. In the first two years, the two marines returned to Italy only twice and for short periods (at Christmas and to vote).

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ALSO GROUP - At the end of the complex judicial excursus that lasted ten years, the investigating judge of Rome last February established that the two marines had acted in self-defense and proceeded with the archiving. Salvatore Girone could now present the same accusations and requests for compensation, who has currently sent a 'friendly letter' to the Navy. Latorre is represented by the lawyers Silvia Galeone and Fabio Anselmo. 'The management by the Italian government - explains Anselmo - was not satisfactory and in line with respect for their personal, human and family situations: it is clear that what the two soldiers deserves consideration by the state”.