India overturns murder life sentences for Italian two-update

Supreme Court orders immediate release

(ANSA) - New Delhi, January 20 - The Supreme Court in New Delhi on Tuesday overturned life sentences against two Italians for the murder of their travel companion and ordered that they be immediately released. Tomaso Bruno and Elisabetta Boncompagni, who had been found guilty by a high court of killing Francesco Montis, had been in prison since February 2010. The Italian Ambassador to India told ANSA that he felt "great satisfaction at the result achieved".
   

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