Peruvian judge frees opposition leader Fujimori from prison

Keiko Fujimori, daughter of former president Alberto Fujimori and leader of the opposition in Peru, is seen in court after her detention as part of an investigation into money laundering, in Lima, Peru October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

LIMA (Reuters) – A Peruvian judge late on Wednesday freed conservative opposition leader Keiko Fujimori from jail where she spent the past week pending charges in a money laundering probe. Judge Cesar Sahuanay said there was no legal basis for jailing Fujimori and 19 others before trial in connection with alleged payments from Odebrecht, a […]

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