Italy court says military police can't have lovers

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    Italy court says military police can't have lovers

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's highest court has ruled that the nation's paramilitary police, the Carabinieri, must not have extra-marital affairs to avoid sullying the force's name.

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    The ruling stemmed from one Carabiniere's appeal against a lower court ruling sentencing him to four months in jail for insulting and threatening to throw a desk at his boss, who had asked the policeman to break off an affair with a married woman.

    Italy's Court of Cassation agreed that any affair is a private matter, but noted that the military police were called to "exemplary conduct and could not bring discredit to the armed forces with extra-marital relationships".

    The Carabinieri, Italy's gendarmerie, are the most prominent of several national police forces. Their motto is "Faithful through the centuries

    Wonder if the EU will adopt this?

    http://uk.news.yahoo.com/rtrs/20080617/tpl-uk-italy-lovers-de29600.html
     
  2. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Ooh, was the desk damaged?! :oops:
     
  3. Who'd want to love a copper anyway?

    Unless it was just for his handcuffs?
     

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