The definition “Elegant dinners” for which she was “laughing” they provoked a reaction, she claims now Barbara Guerra. “The day after my presence in court I received one phone call gives Berlusconi who invited me to Arcore, I denied the invitation saying that if you wanted to contact my lawyers. The tones weren’t very friendly, ”he said on the sidelines of the new hearing on Ruby case have, after having attacked the former prime minister in the previous meeting in the courthouse, as well as Alessandra Sorcinelli, explaining that he wanted to tell the “truth” in the classroom and that Arcore’s evenings were not elegant dinners.
Sorcinelli also said he received a phone call from Berlusconi “24 hours after” the hearing on 6 October, but did not answer. “Elegant dinners? We laugh, let’s not joke “, said Guerra and Sorcinelli, two of the young women who took part in the evenings at Villa San Martino and who are accused in the Ruby ter trial together with Berlusconi and other 26 people, at the end of the hearing on 6 October. Both had claimed that the former prime minister “Ruined our lives” and they said to each other ready to talk during the exam in the classroom.
Both Guerra and Sorcinelli now tell of having received, while they were together on 7 October, calls from the leader of Come on Italy. “This conversation lasted 10 minutes – explained Guerra – then maybe when there will be an audience with the magistrates I will also mention this phone call ”. In the courtroom, added Guerra, defended by the lawyer Nicola Giannantoni, “I will defend myself because I am innocent, I have not been bribed and I didn’t take any money. Indeed, they are only one victim of this process “. The tones of the phone call, he explained, “were not very friendly, I no longer have relations with him and therefore to hear me call after 24 hours, after months of not hearing from you, is a bit strange ”.
“We are two respectable people, from a good family – explained Sorcinelli, defended by the lawyer Luigi Liguori – and instead we found ourselves in the newspapers as two criminals, two little good. We let it go, hoping for the common sense of the people who came here to testify, I’m here as a woman to take mine back dignity that for ten years has been trampled on, I have the right to defend myself and to clarify situations in which I have been involved for people who had the responsibility on what happened “. Honestly, he added, “I can’t answer for that, I’m this small compared to a so powerful man, I’m also a little scared ”. Berlusconi “called me too – he concluded – but I didn’t answer. I didn’t want to answer knowing it was him ”.
Today, in the trial against Berlusconi and 28 other defendants, including Karima El Mahroug, the latest prosecution witness, an investigator of judicial police who carried out the investigation carried out. Investigation that led the deputy prosecutor of Milan Tiziana Siciliano and the pm Luca Gaglio to argue that the former prime minister would have bribed with million euros the guests of the evenings of Arcore to deny the “flowers” hear like texts in the trials on the Ruby case. After the last deposition in the next hearings there will be the examinations of the accused. If Berlusconi, as clarified by his lawyer Federico Cecconi, is considering whether to examine, outside the classroom with public statements already in three – in addition to Guerra and Sorcinelli, also Marysthell Polanco) said they were ready to “tell the truth”.