Former Atlantia CEO Put Below Home Arrest In Bridge Probe

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MILAN: Former Atlantia chief government Giovanni Castellucci has been put below home arrest in a probe associated to a lethal 2018 Genoa bridge collapse, three sources with information of the matter informed Reuters.

Castellucci, who additionally beforehand served as CEO of Atlantia’s motorway unit, Autostrade per l’Italia, was not instantly obtainable for remark.

Italy’s finance police mentioned three former and three present managers at Autostrade had been focused by the continued investigation, however didn’t give any names.

In a press release, the police mentioned three individuals have been below home arrest and three slapped with “prohibitory measures” for allegedly failing to ensure transport security and for alleged fraud in public provides.

It mentioned the managers have been allegedly conscious of defects within the security limitations of the bridge, which is managed by Autostrade, and different potential hazards, however didn’t tackle the issues.

On Aug. 14, 2018 the bridge collapsed within the port metropolis of Genoa killing 43 individuals.

Since then Atlantia and Autostrade have been embroiled in a authorized battle with the federal government over the way forward for the motorway concession of Autostrade.

The group and its managers have at all times denied any wrongdoings over the bridge collapse.

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