Berlusconi faces new trial for bribing senator: reports

Berlusconi faces new trial for bribing senator: reports
In this files picture taken on September 14, 2011 in Rome Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (L) reacts during a session of the Italian parliament.

ROME - An Italian judge on Wednesday ordered Silvio Berlusconi to stand trial for allegedly bribing a senator to join his party's ranks, in the latest legal woe for the former prime minister, Italian media reported.

Berlusconi was formally charged along with his former associate, Valter Lavitola, who is accused by prosecutors of acting as an intermediary in the 3.0-million euro ($4.0-million) bribe.

More about

Purchase this article for republication.

BRANDINSIDER

SPONSORED

Most Read

Your daily good stuff - AsiaOne stories delivered straight to your inbox
By signing up, you agree to our Privacy policy and Terms and Conditions.