Sicily, center-right candidate arrested for exchange vote

(ANSA) – ROME, SEPTEMBER 23 – The carabinieri of Palermo arrested Salvatore Ferrigno, 62, a candidate for the Sicilian regional parliament in the upcoming elections in the Popular Autonomists of Raffaele Lombardo, a list of the coalition that supports the former president of the Senate Renato Schifani in the race for the presidency of the Sicilian Region. The aspiring deputy is accused of political-mafia electoral exchange. Together with him, the boss Giuseppe Lo Duca and Piera Lo Iacono, who allegedly acted as intermediary between the politician and the mafia, ended up in prison. Yesterday the arrest for corruption of the regional candidate for FdI Barbara Mirabella. .

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