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Bologna university lecturer in drugs probe

'Gave narcotics, drink to favoured clique', students claim

29 November, 14:28
Bologna university lecturer in drugs probe (ANSA) - Bologna, November 29 - A Bologna University lecturer in psychiatry has been placed under investigation on suspicion of giving drugs to post-graduates he allegedly favoured in research work, according to local media reports.

Other postgrads in psychiatry claimed the associate professor, Alessandro Serretti, passed around drugs and alcohol during meetings with his protegés.

They also claimed he had "affectionate relationships" with some female members of the clique - an allegation prosecutors are assessing, the Corriere di Bologna reported.