Peru prosecutor to ask judge to jail ex-president for three years before trial

Peru's former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is seen at a court, after his arrest as part of an investigation into money laundering, in Lima, Peru April 15, 2019. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

LIMA (Reuters) – A Peruvian prosecutor said on Monday he plans to ask a judge to order former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to spend three years in jail before trial while he is being investigated for allegedly taking bribes from Brazilian builder Odebrecht SA. Kuczynski, 80, has already spent five days in jail without charges, […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories