However, the chargesheet is unlikely to surface before February 3 by when the Centre has told the Supreme Court, that it will resolve all disputes with the Italian government arising out of invoking the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against Safety of Maritime Navigation and Fixed Platforms on Continental Shelf Act (SUA) against both marines, official sources said.
    
The Home Ministry had given sanction to NIA to prosecute the marines under SUA last week.
    
Accused marines - Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, who were on board Italian vessel 'Enrica Lexie' and now lodged in Italian Embassy premises in the national capital, had allegedly shot dead the two fishermen off the Kerala coast on February 15, 2012.
    
NIA completed its probe after questioning four Italian marines, who were witness to the incident, through video conferencing after their refusal to come to India.
    
The Supreme Court had shifted the case to Delhi, saying that the Kerala Police had no jurisdiction over it and backed the government's decision to hand over the case to NIA.
    
The Italian government has already challenging before the Supreme Court invoking of anti-terrorism law SUA, saying that it is against the order of the apex court which allowed proceedings only under the Maritime Zone Act, IPC, CrPC and UNCLOS. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will file a chargesheet against two Italian marines, accused of killing two Kerala fishermen, after getting sanction to prosecute them under a law which provides only death penalty.
    
However, the chargesheet is unlikely to surface before February 3 by when the Centre has told the Supreme Court, that it will resolve all disputes with the Italian government arising out of invoking the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against Safety of Maritime Navigation and Fixed Platforms on Continental Shelf Act (SUA) against both marines, official sources said.
    
The Home Ministry had given sanction to NIA to prosecute the marines under SUA last week.
    
Accused marines - Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, who were on board Italian vessel 'Enrica Lexie' and now lodged in Italian Embassy premises in the national capital, had allegedly shot dead the two fishermen off the Kerala coast on February 15, 2012.
    
NIA completed its probe after questioning four Italian marines, who were witness to the incident, through video conferencing after their refusal to come to India.
    
The Supreme Court had shifted the case to Delhi, saying that the Kerala Police had no jurisdiction over it and backed the government's decision to hand over the case to NIA.
    
The Italian government has already challenging before the Supreme Court invoking of anti-terrorism law SUA, saying that it is against the order of the apex court which allowed proceedings only under the Maritime Zone Act, IPC, CrPC and UNCLOS.

(Agencies)

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