Venezuela says jailed lawmaker commits suicide; opposition says he was killed

Mourners of the municipal lawmaker Fernando Alban shout slogans in front of riot police members standing outside the headquarters of Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (SEBIN) in Caracas, Venezuela October 8, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s government said on Monday that a jailed opposition lawmaker killed himself by jumping from the 10th floor of the state intelligence agency headquarters (SEBIN) where he was being held, but his party said that he was murdered by the government. Municipal lawmaker Fernando Alban, 56, was jailed last Friday for alleged […]

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