Naples mayor urged to respect sentence

(AGI) Naples, Sept 26 - The president of Italy'santi-corruption watchdog, Raffaele Cantone, has distancedhimself from remarks made by Naples mayor Luigi De Magistris,who said he is being targeted as part of a plot. De Magistris,a former magistrate, received a 15-month suspended sentence onWednesday for abuse of office while working on a corruptioncase. "I do not share any of his remarks, a magistrate mustcomply with the rulings," Cantone told reporters, underlininghis good relationship with De Magistris. "Once his angersubsides, he will realise that he has no choice but to respectthe sentence.

(AGI) Naples, Sept 26 - The president of Italy'santi-corruption watchdog, Raffaele Cantone, has distancedhimself from remarks made by Naples mayor Luigi De Magistris,who said he is being targeted as part of a plot. De Magistris,a former magistrate, received a 15-month suspended sentence onWednesday for abuse of office while working on a corruptioncase. "I do not share any of his remarks, a magistrate mustcomply with the rulings," Cantone told reporters, underlininghis good relationship with De Magistris. "Once his angersubsides, he will realise that he has no choice but to respectthe sentence. But it is his right to use all instrumentsprovided by law." . .