(ANSA) - Milan, March 1 - Ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi said
Friday he would stage a street demonstration on March 23
"against magistrates" he accused of forcing Senator Sergio De
Gregorio to lie about receiving 3 million euros from him to
switch from centre left to centre right in 2006.
Berlusconi said magistrates were trying to "eliminate" him
after his second-place election run.
Prosecutors said Thursday De Gregorio came forward in
December and admitted to the bribe from Berlusconi to
destabilize Romano Prodi's 2006-2008 government.
The centre right has accused the prosecutors of "clockwork
justice" in announcing the probe four days after Berlusconi came
a close second to centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani in the