Silvio Berlusconi was ‘bunga bunga’ ringmaster, says court document , Man charged with murder, Lambeth ‘slaves’ rescue: The shocking and distressing cases of modern day slavery

November 24, 2013 Comments Off on Silvio Berlusconi was ‘bunga bunga’ ringmaster, says court document , Man charged with murder, Lambeth ‘slaves’ rescue: The shocking and distressing cases of modern day slavery

Silvio Berlusconi was ‘bunga bunga’ ringmaster, says court document  Document explaining reasons behind Italian ex-PM’s conviction says there is proof he had sexual relations with 17-year-old Reuters in Milan     theguardian.com, Thursday 21 November 2013

Silvio Berlusconi was ‘bunga bunga’ ringmaster, says court document Document explaining reasons behind Italian ex-PM’s conviction says there is proof he had sexual relations with 17-year-old
Silvio Berlusconi was the ringmaster of “bunga bunga” sex parties at his luxurious villa near Milan, giving the go-ahead for young women to perform pole dances and stripteases, according to a court document.

The former Italian prime minister, who faces potential expulsion from his Senate seat next week after receiving a final conviction for tax fraud in a separate case, was handed a seven-year jail sentence in June for abuse of office and paying for sex with a minor during the parties.

In a document released on Thursday explaining the reasons behind the conviction, the court said there was sufficient proof that the 77-year-old had sexual relations with the former nightclub dancer Karima el-Mahroug, who was 17 at the time, in exchange for money and jewellery.
It said Berlusconi directed women to perform and dance erotically during the parties.

“It is proven that the director of the young women’s sexual performances was Berlusconi himself,” the court said.
Berlusconi has described the evenings as “elegant dinners” and is appealing against the verdict. He will not have to serve any jail time for the conviction unless it is upheld after two appeals….

Evidence also shows Berlusconi was aware that Mahroug, also known by her stage name Ruby the Heartstealer, was under 18 at the time, below the legal age limit for prostitution in Italy, the court found….
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/21/silvio-berlusconi-bunga-bunga-ringmaster-court-document

Man charged with murder after body found in Lancaster woods Jonathan McFadden Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013    Missing man’s body found near brother’s home
LANCASTER

A Lancaster man with “Satan” tattooed over his right eye and a criminal history of assault and burglary is accused of killing a father who had been missing for more than a month, and then hiding his body in woods 20 feet away from the dead man’s brother’s house, deputies said on Friday. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/11/23/4488064/arrest-made-in-lancaster-homicide.html

Lambeth ‘slaves’ rescue: The shocking and distressing cases of modern day slavery  By Anthony Bond 21 Nov 2013

Three women were rescued from a London home after allegedly being held as slaves – it is one of a number of shocking cases in recent years
Horrific news emerged today that three “traumatised” women were believed to have been imprisoned in a London home for more than 30 years.

Detectives this morning arrested a man and a woman, both aged 67, as part of an investigation into slavery and domestic servitude.
The Metropolitan Police said it had “never seen anything of this magnitude before”.
However, in recent years, there have been a number of shocking cases of slavery and people being held captive…. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/lambeth-slaves-rescue-10-shocking-2830139

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