Ex-PD Senator arrested in Puglia 'health scam'
Alberto Tedesco suspected of fraud, embezzlement, corruption15 March, 11:08
Tedesco, a former health councillor in the southeastern Italian region, was placed under house arrest.
He is suspected of conspiracy, corruption, embezzlement, fraud and contract-rigging, police said.
Puglia Governor Nichi Vendola, leader of the leftwing SEL party and a key PD ally, was cleared in the case last month.