Beirut Police Detain Berlusconi Ally Ahead of Mafia Verdict

A close associate of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been arrested in Lebanon. Marcello Dell'Utri is believed to be held inside this building by security forces. Declared a fugitive earlier last week, he was arrested here in Beirut just days before a final verdict in his long-running trial for mafia collusion. He said he was away for medical treatment.

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