Italian ex-terrorist Battisti known political murders

The Italian ex-terrorist Cesare Battisti (64) for the first time has no that he murders committed in the seventies. Also he offered the relatives of the victims to apologize, made prosecutors Monday known.

Battisti was in absentia sentenced to life imprisonment for his involvement in the death of four people. Italy was the former communist guerrilla, only after nearly forty years back in the hands.

He fled in 1981 to France and later to Brazil. Battisti ended up in Bolivia, where the authorities him this year delivered.

“He enjoyed decades-long protection abroad because he is the image of an innocent victim of political persecution”, said the Milan prosecutor Alberto Nobili. “He has now decided to confess.” Battisti would be during his interrogation have declared, that he was considered a “righteous war”.

The lawyer of Battisti confirmed that his client is a confession has passed. “My client decided to clear up who he was in his twenties, and what kind of person he is.”

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