Italferr chair and ex-governor of Umbria arrested
Lorenzetti among six in Toscan TAV rail probe16 September, 18:47
According to preliminary information, Lorenzetti is suspected of corruption and conspiracy.
Italferr chief since 2010, Lorenzetti has always maintained the integrity of her work. The 60-year-old executive and ex-politician served two terms as the governor of the Umbria region, four mandates as a member of parliament, and began her career in politics as one of Italy's first female mayors, elected to the post in her hometown of Foligno in 1984.
Lorenzetti belongs to the centre-left Democratic Party (PD).
Florence judge Angelo Antonio Pezzuti also ordered the arrest on Monday of Gualtiero Bellomo, member of the an environmental ministry commission; Furio Saraceno, chairman of Nodavia, a company involved in high-speed-rail construction; Valerio Lombardi, an Italferr technician; Alessandro Coletta, a consultant and ex-member of the supervisory authority for public bids; and Aristodemo Busillo of the Roman company Seli, which is managing excavation of the "Monna Lisa" high-speed-train tunnel under Florence.