A preventive seizure was also carried out for a value of approximately 270 thousand euros
The former extraordinary commissioner of Ilva of Taranto, Enrico Laghi, was placed under house arrest this morning by the Police and by the Guardia di Finanza, as part of an investigation by the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Potenza. The accusation of corruption in judicial acts in competition with other people. A preventive seizure was also carried out against Laghi for a value of approximately 270 thousand euros.
Also involved in the investigation that led Laghi to house arrest are the former Prosecutor of the Republic of Trani and Taranto, Carlo Maria Capristo, the lawyers Piero Amara and Giacomo Ragno, the police officer Filippo Paradiso and Nicola Nicoletti, who was a consultant of the commissioners of Ilva. The investigation by the Prosecutor from Potenza led to the arrest of Amara last June.
The investigations hypothesized a “corruption pact” between the suspects, with exchanges of favors and benefits. The arrest of Laghi took place as a result of “new investigative investigations” based – according to what has been learned – “on multiple and converging accusatory statements supported by investigative evidence”.