Longi’s Mayor Acquitted at the Monument to the Fallen: The Prosecution had Requested 7 Years

The Court of Patti acquitted the mayor of Longi, Antonino Fabio, of the charges of extortion and forgery. The prosecution had requested a seven-year prison sentence. The trial revolved around the damage caused by an American immigrant to the Monument to the Fallen in Piazza degli Eroi, which is protected by cultural heritage laws, and an alleged authorization granted by the municipal administration. The investigation was initiated by the Carabinieri following a request from the commander of the Longi police station. The mayor’s lawyer expressed satisfaction with the verdict and the mayor emphasized his trust in the justice system.