The medical examination on the health conditions of Silvio Berlusconi, which had already been arranged and had not yet begun, will no longer be done.
With the statement of the former premier, who told the judges to go ahead with the trial in his absence, the conditions for which the judges of the seventh criminal had decided it, that is the legitimate impediment presented there, no longer existed. '8 September.
Now the college will have to set a new 'close' hearing to go ahead with the hearing instead of the 'distant' one on November 17, in which the appraisal should have been discussed, after the filing.
For Silvio Berlusconi, the decision of the Milan judges in the Ruby ter case to submit him to an 'unlimited psychiatric examination is detrimental to my history and my integrity', as well as an 'obvious prejudice towards me'. The former prime minister writes in a statement filed with the president of the college. 'I cannot accept this decision. Therefore, in my absence, proceed to the celebration of a process that I consider unjust '.
The "Prosecutor's Office during the hearing on 8 September, in tones and ways that are truly unacceptable to me and the doctors who have visited me for many times, asked to disregard" the conclusions of the medical reports of the defense, which in the hearing at the end of May they had led to a long postponement of the trial, and "to proceed further". Silvio Berlusconi writes this in the statement to the judges of the Ruby ter case. For the former prime minister, the decision to submit him not only to a "cardiological" but also a "psychiatric" assessment is "beyond all logic" and "completely incongruous with respect to my history and my present".