Very ill old leader of the Sicilian mafia remains in gevangeniskliniek
The seriously ill ex-mob boss Salvatore ‘Totò’ Riina remains in a unit for convicted criminals in the hospital of Parma. A tribunal on Wednesday determined that the 86-year-old not otherwise allowed to die.
The tribunal of supervision in Bologna decided according to the Italian media that the former leader of the Sicilian Cosa Nostra is not to home or other care facility.
His lawyers had asked for because a seriously ill criminal “has a right to a dignified death”. He would, therefore, house arrest should be given in place of to be held in the infirmary of a high-security prison. The judge was of the opinion that Riina’s nowhere else to take better care can get.
Riina, nicknamed ‘the Beast’, was in the eighties and nineties, at the head of one of the most famous and gewelddadigste Italian maffiaorganisaties. He was, in 1993, caught and was given thirteen times lifelong.
The request for release made in Italy for great commotion. That he is ‘at home’ has not forgotten it was Wednesday again clear. While the court in Bologna ruled, hit, according to La Stampa, the police of Palermo and Trapani upon Riina’s family. They took it for 1.5 million euros in assets seized.