Palermo, they go to arrest him on corruption charges: he throws himself from the balcony and dies

It was he, Marcello Miraglia, 61-year-old technical officer of the metropolitan city, who issued the authorizations for the rubbish collection to private companies in the province of Palermo. At dawn the financiers knocked on his door, a Bagheriato execute an arrest warrant on charges of corruption, but the man escaped, throwing himself out of the window. He died like that, in total dismay of the financiers. He had asked to go to the bathroom while they were completing the notification of the arrest, he instead went to the window and the attempt of the yellow flames marshal to block him was useless.

A tragic outcome that blocked the operation of the financiers who were carrying out an operation against 10 people, at dawn on Friday. From the investigations coordinated by the Palermo prosecutor’s office, one had emerged exchange of favors precisely for the issue of the Aua, this is the acronym of the single mandatory environmental authorization for all private companies, of which Micalizzi was responsible, as technical specialist officer at the waste office of the metropolitan city of Palermo. He even participated in conferences for the dissemination of waste collection.

However, the investigations of the Palermo financiers have revealed a system of favors to obtain the AUA also to know in advance the imminent arrival of a check to be carried out by the companies. Miraglia was one of the best known officials and had served in the office for years municipal waste and special taxa strategic office for environmental controls and authorizations.

The article Palermo, they go to arrest him on corruption charges: he throws himself from the balcony and dies comes from Il Fatto Quotidiano.

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