Euronews: Liviu Dragnea, Romania’s most powerful politician, sentenced to jail for corruption
Romania’s most powerful politician has been sentenced to prison after a conviction was upheld by the country’s Supreme Court, euronews.com informs.
Social Democrat Party leader Liviu Dragnea had appealed after being found guilty of inciting others to commit abuse of office.
The conviction has been upheld, carrying with it a three and a half year prison sentence. Monday’s conviction is final. He also has a previous conviction in a vote-rigging case.