Police have arrested a leader of Inter Milan’s hardcore “ultras” fan group following the death of a supporter during clashes with visiting Napoli followers final week.
The ANSA information company stories that Marco Piovella, the arrested fan, is being charged with homicide.
Investigators consider that Daniele Belardinelli, the 35-year-old fan who died, might have been fatally struck by a van or SUV during the clashes outdoors the San Siro stadium.
Investigators consider that the Inter followers instigated the clashes with a pre-planned assault on a big group of Napoli’s hardcore ultras, who averted police detection by arriving in minivans.
At the very least 4 Napoli followers have been injured within the clashes — the place bars, knives and different weapons have been reportedly used — and three Inter supporters have been already arrested.
The Dec. 26 match was additionally marred by racist chants aimed toward Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
Inter has been ordered to play its subsequent two dwelling matches in an empty stadium, plus a 3rd dwelling recreation with a partial closure of the San Siro.
Inter followers have been additionally barred from touring to a match at Empoli final Saturday.