Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time
Home :: World

Berlusconi faces witness manipulating charges

Italy,Politics, Fri, 20 Apr 2012 IANS

Rome, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is being investigated by prosecutors over accusations that he induced a witness to lie about alleged sex parties at his homes.


The leader is being investigated in the southern city of Bari, the Ansa news agency reported.


Berlusconi is suspected of inducing Bari businessman Giampaolo Tarantini to lie to magistrates about the role he allegedly played in supplying prostitutes to parties at Berlusconi's homes in Rome, Sardinia and at Arcore outside Milan.


Berlusconi is charged with having sex with an underage prostitute, Moroccan Karima El-Mahroug, and then allegedly abusing his powers by getting police to release her when she was arrested for theft.


Berlusconi rejects all charges and El-Mahroug denies having sex with him.


The former prime minister is also a defendant in two other trials, for tax fraud and for violating official secrets.


--IANS/RIA Novosti





Manohar Lal being presented with a memento
Manoj Tiwari BJP Relief meets the family members of late Ankit Sharma
Haryana CM Manohar Lal congratulate former Deputy PM Lal Krishna Advani on his 92nd birthday
King of Bhutan, the Bhutan Queen and Crown Prince meeting the PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi welcomes the King of Bhutan
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image




Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.