Under house arrest for corruption the trade unionist the immigration agent. The Commissioner: an internal investigation. The Sap: we have the outstanding
The investigation goes back to before the summer. Yesterday were his colleagues, policemen of the ninth section of the squad, who are investigating the crimes against the public administration, to arrest Joseph Falcone, 56, office immigration inspector of the police and the autonomic police union leader (Wis) . The charge is corruption and the policeman is now under house arrest. According to the survey coordinated by the prosecutor Giovanni Polizzi, he would get gifts in exchange for help on the practices of his office. The investigation records documenting more episodes of “bribes”.
In the evening the commissioner Antonio De Jesu said : “The survey was done inside the police station, and this shows that we have the will and the capacity to pursue these behaviors. At the same time incidents of this kind, although there is a presumption of innocence, still leave a great bitterness and a great inconvenience. “
The news was likely to remain hidden and emerged only yesterday evening, thanks to a press agency Ansa . The police, even though the investigation was to make the squad, decided to raise a barrier and not to spread any detail on the matter. It can therefore only assume that the corruption cases concern the practices relating to requests for political asylum, which are “exploded” as a number in the past two years in relation to the emergency refugees.
The Falcone inspector in Sap holds the post of sub inspector : the entire union leadership at the provincial level had in fact resigned about a year and a half ago in opposition to the national secretary Gianni Tonelli, denouncing the union “from self was becoming political “(the Secretary Tonelli has often done events with the League of Matteo Salvini). At that point, the Tonelli himself appointed the two sub commissioners, and one of these is the inspector arrested yesterday. Falcone is also very close to Carmine Abagnale, former city councilor, then the candidate with the list ‘To Parisi Mayor “and now councilor for the town hall Safety 4: Abagnale is founder of the Italian police, which Falcone is responsible for Pieve Emanuele. ‘Arrest Saputo, we communicated to the superintendent had suspended his colleague from office, “said Giorgio De Biasi, the historic union of the Sap.