`Italian PM Berlusconi had sex with teen 13 times`
Premier Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex with an under-age Moroccan teen 13 times at his villa near Milan.
Milan: Premier Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex with an under-age Moroccan teen 13 times at his villa near Milan, prosecutors have said in a document filed seeking indictments against three aides for allegedly soliciting prostitutes for the Italian leader.
The seven-page document alleges that the sex-fueled parties started with
dinner, progressed to erotic dancing involving the premier and
culminated with Berlusconi`s choice of a sex partner, or
Prosecutors have formally closed the investigation and
are seeking indictments against the three aides, whom they
accuse of identifying possible sex partners for Berlusconi and
informing them of payment and other compensation "that they
would have received for their sexual availability."
The premier separately faces trial in Milan April 6 on
charges of under-age prostitution and using his influence to
cover it up.
A judge must now decide whether to indict the three
aides, and start a separate trial.
Berlusconi has denies all charges, and his lawyers
have filed a complaint to Rome prosecutors, saying they feared
a setup. Ruby also has denied having had sex with the premier,
and says she has never acted as a prostitute.
Besides the Moroccan teen, Karima el-Mahroug, known by
her nickname Ruby, the document identifies 32 other women whom
the three aides involved in parties at Berlusconi`s villa near
The prosecutors allege that aides have acted together
in a criminal scheme to induce Ruby into prostitution.
The document says that Ruby "committed sexual acts
with Silvio Berlusconi, for payment in cash and other
compensation, at his residence" outside of Milan on 13
occasions from Feb 14- May 2, 2010, the document says. Ruby,
who has since turned 18, was 17 at the time.
According to the document, the evenings proceeded in
three phases. Dinner was followed by erotic dancing, dubbed
"bunga, bunga." During this phase, the women were either
masked, did a striptease or erotic dance "touching each other
mutually, touching or being touched in their intimate areas by
The evening ended when Berlusconi chose "one or more
girls with whom to spend a night of intimate relations, people
who were paid sums of cash, or other compensation beyond what
was given to the other participants."
"A third phase, at the end of the evening, consisted
of the choice, on the part of Silvio Berlusconi, of one or
more girls with whom to spend a night of intimate relations,"
the document said.