The Federal Prosecutor’s Office is looking for an increase in the penalty against Lazio president Claudio Lotito for his role in the inconsistent Covid-19 testing case.

According to a report from Italian radio broadcaster Radiosei (via La Lazio Siamo Noi) earlier today, the Prosecutor’s Office, led by Giuseppe Chinè, has called for an increase in the punishments given to Lotito regarding his role in the Covid-19 testing case.


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Lotito was banned for seven months for his involvement, with the club being fined €150,000 and doctors Ivo Pulcini and Fabio Rodia being banned for 12 months.


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A new hearing will be scheduled in the next few days, and Lazio trio Ciro Immobile, Lucas Leiva and Thomas Strakosha will have new DNA samples taken next week.

The Biancocelesti president is also currently involved in another court case, relating to the postponed match against Torino. Lotito is looking to submit an appeal to the Collegio di Garanzia for a 3-0 default win, with developments expected over the next few days.