• Short Summary

    THE TRIAL OF 71-YEAR-OLD GIUSEPPE GENCO RUSSO, SAID TO BE A LEADING MEMBER OF THE MAFIA IN SICILY, BEGAN ON SUNDAY (16TH FEB.) IN CALTANISSETTA IN SICILY.

  • Description

    THE TRIAL OF 71-YEAR-OLD GIUSEPPE GENCO RUSSO, SAID TO BE A LEADING MEMBER OF THE MAFIA IN SICILY, BEGAN ON SUNDAY (16TH FEB.) IN CALTANISSETTA IN SICILY.

    RUSSO COMES FROM A SMALL TOWN, MUSSOMELI, IN CENTRAL ITALY, WHERE HE OWNED A BUTCHERS SHOP AND WAS ONCE A TOWN COUNCILLOR. HE GAVE HIMSELF UP TO THE AUTHORITIES IN CALTANISSETA, SICILY, EARLIER THIS MONTH AND IS BEING HELD IN THE CALTANISSETA PRISON. THE TRIAL, HELD BEFORE MEMBERS OF THE ANTI-MAFIA COMMITTEE IS TAKING PLACE IN THE LOCAL COURTHOUSE. AFTER THE HEARING, RUSSO WAS TAKEN BACK FROM THE COURTHOUSE TO THE PRISON BY CAR, TO AWAIT THE SECOND HEARING ON THE 21ST FEBRUARY.

    RUSSO GAVE HIMSELF UP, ACCOMPANIED BY TWO LAWYERS AND HIS SON, AFTER AUTHORITIES IN CALTANISSETTA HAD ISSUED AN ORDER FOR HIS PREVENTATIVE DETENTION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE9AUXZP1FVHQFT7OS5N3C812W
    Media URN:
    VLVAE9AUXZP1FVHQFT7OS5N3C812W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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