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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Tycoon's Brother Held

The brother of Italian media magnate turned politician Silvio Berlusconi was arrested on Friday on suspicion of corruption, police said.


They said Paolo Berlusconi, who has long headed the family's construction and property businesses, presented himself to financial police in Milan who served him with an arrest warrant.


Silvio Berlusconi, whose Fininvest company is Europe's largest private media group, entered politics last month at the head of the right-wing Forza Italia movement pledged to keep the left from power in elections on March 27-28.


An opinion poll published on Thursday by the CIRM research institute showed Forza Italia as the most popular party, with 24 percent of support compared with 19 percent for the ex-Communist Democratic Party of the Left.