Silvio Berlusconi has another marked appointment with the law since today . It will (if nothing prevents it) on April 6 at 9.30am, in the Court of Milan. Judge Cristina di Censo has ruled that the prime minister must be processed immediately for the alleged crimes of bribery and prostitution of minors, as requested by prosecutors who have investigated the Ruby case, the nickname of the young Moroccan Karima El Maghour that according to the public prosecution visited a dozen times to Berlusconi at h is home in Arcore (north of Milan) when she was still a minor.
The court that will judge Berlusconi, 74, will consist of three women: Carmen D’Elia, Orsola De Cristofaro y Giulia Turri. Di Censo resolution fully confirms the argument by prosecutors that there is clear evidence against the tycoon and politician, who now has 15 days to decide whether to qualify for a simplified procedure, which in conviction case it would grant a deduction of the penalty.
The offense of bribery of a public official (concussion or abuse of power) is penalized in Italy with a maximum of 12 years imprisonment, and child prostitution with a maximum of three, so that Berlusconi could face a penalty of up to 15 years. In addition, positions in public offices would be forbidden for life to him.
Source: El País