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Silvio Berlusconi sentenced to 3 years in corruption case

A court in Naples on Wednesday sentenced former Italian premier and media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi to three years in prison for bribing a senator as part of a plot to destabilise a 2006-08 centre-left government.



Rome: A court in Naples on Wednesday sentenced former Italian premier and media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi to three years in prison for bribing a senator as part of a plot to destabilise a 2006-08 centre-left government.

The sentence delivered by court president Isabella Romani will never be implemented however, as the case`s statute of limitations expires later this year, well before any ruling will have been reached on appeal.

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