Perugia hospital surgeon nabbed for embezzlement (2)

(ANSA) - Perugia, May 19 - The head of Perugia hospital's paediatric surgery clinic, Antonino Appignani, was placed under house arrest Friday on suspicion of embezzlement. Carabinieri detained him after he received money from a fellow surgeon, judicial sources said. Police said the payment, a few thousand euros, was for promising to see that a grant would be renewed.