3 probed for attacking migrants

Set fire to lodgings near Piacenza

(ANSA) - Piacenza, October 9 - Three men are accused of engaging in violent acts against migrants, including setting fire to their lodgings. The three men - aged 28, 39 and 53 - have been charged with physical and verbal attacks and other crimes against migrants with racial hatred as an aggravating circumstance.
    The crimes were committed in recent weeks in Bettola near Piacenza, where the migrants are housed.
    The two oldest of those under investigation are accused of attempted arson, damage and breaking into private property with racial hatred as an aggravating circumstance.
    The 28-year-old has instead been charged with aggravated assault, carrying objects to be used as weapons, domestic violence, threats, attempted arson and stalking with racial hatred as an aggravating circumstance.
   

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