Prosecutors ask for immediate imprisonment for schettino for danger of leakage
The Prosecutor of Italy asked Saturday prison preventive for Francesco Schettino, Captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia, sentenced to ten days ago in first instance to 16 years in prison for that disaster, which killed 32 people.
Prosecutors from Grosseto (Centre), town where the trial against Schettino, unfolded resorted this Saturday the decision of the judges not to imprison him because the sentence was in the first instance, not definitive.
the members of the public prosecutor’s Office claimed that, with the former Captain, given the danger of escape, a course that was rated by judges of “unfounded” the day he received the Pena, on 11 February.
However, Attorney MarÃa Navarro maintained that “the concern about leakage of Francesco Schettino is founded”, as they pick up the average Italians. < br / > < br / > what has encouraged prosecutors to appeal is a recent television report in which a journalist, characterized as a producer, negotiates with an alleged representative of the former Captain your participation in the program "The island of the famous". Schettino, for its part, denied the information, since its availability to participate in the “reality show” to the existence of so-called representative, because he – he emphasized – not commissioned “to the development of surreal negotiations” as esa. the former captain was sentenced to 16 years in prison on charges of multiple manslaughterabandon ship and shipwreck and for failing to immediately informed the port authorities of the fatal collision against a reef off the Italian island of Giglio (Center). shipwreck occurred the night of January 13, 2012, when the Costa Concordia, carrying 4.229 people, ran aground off the coast of the Tuscan Island of Giglio. < br / > < br / > event, 32 people lost their lives and 64 were injured.
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