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Italian ex-pop star sentenced to jail in sex case

Musician banned for life as teacher for sexual acts with girl

24 December, 16:02
Italian ex-pop star sentenced to jail in sex case (ANSA) - Rome, December 24 - Daniel Faro, music teacher and member of the former pop band "Milk and Coffee" was sentenced Tuesday to four years and two months in prison after he was convicted of sexual acts with a child of 14.

Faro's sentence for the crime that involved a former pupil included a lifetime ban from teaching as well as a five-year disqualification from public office.

Court was told the offenses began in 2005.

Faro denied the charges, which he said were driven by a girl who wanted a career in the entertainment industry.

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