‘Ruby’, an outlandish dancer of Moroccan start whose genuine name is Karima El Mahroug, was during a centre of a liaison over Berlusconi’s scandalous ‘Bunga Bunga’ sex parties.
A preference on either Berlusconi, 80, will face hearing in a box was deferred as a billionaire aristocrat did not attend pre-trial hearings, citing health concerns following open-heart medicine in June.
Also sent for hearing by decider Laura Marchiondelli was lawmaker Mariarosaria Rossi, a senator for a tycoon’s Forza Italia party.
Prosecutors think Berlusconi bought a overpower of a immature women who attended his ‘exotic parties’ by giving them cash, trinket and even properties value millions of euros.
Evidence presented in his hearing for carrying sex with Ruby when she was underneath age indicated that he gave her gifts value 7 million euros ($7.8 million).
She testified in that hearing that she had not had sex with a tycoon, claiming she had lied when she was available on a wiretap revelation friends that she had.
Berlusconi was primarily convicted of a assign though clear on appeal, a decider usurpation that he had not famous Ruby was a teenager during a time of their encounter.
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Article source: https://www.thelocal.it/20161019/judge-sends-23-for-trial-in-sex-lies-and-berlusconi-case