Concordia Capt jailed

ITALY'S highest court has upheld the 16-year jail sentence for former Captain of Costa Concordia Francesco Schettino for his role in the 2012 shipwreck, BBC News reports. The ruling marks the end of the appeals process and Schettino handed himself into a prison in Rome after the verdict. He was sentenced in 2015 after a court found him guilty of manslaughter, causing a maritime accident and abandoning ship. A total of 32 people died when Costa Concordia capsized in 2012 after hitting rocks off the Tuscan island of Giglio.
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