UP

Ex-Peru president leave prison preventative detention

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Former Peruvian President Ollanta Humala and his wife have left prison four days after a court ruled they could not be detained further while prosecutors investigate their alleged involvement in multimillion-dollar kickback schemes.

Axar.az informs citing ABC news.

On Monday, they walked out of the separate prisons where they had been held since last July under suspicion of taking money from Odebrecht, the Brazil-based multinational construction giant that has admitted paying bribes to officials across Latin America.

Humala has called the accusation baseless. He finished his presidential term in 2016.

Prosecutors have not filed any formal charges against the couple, and Peru's Constitutional Court last Thursday vacated an 18-month preventative detention order. It ruled the detention failed to comply with due process laws, but said the investigation can continue.

Date
2018.05.01 / 11:55
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Stoltenberg: I will achieve Sweden's membership in NATO

Why can't Russia capture this city? - Colonel

White House: India is not an ally

Israel launched a spy satellite to monitor Iran

Japan imposed new sanctions on Russia

Day 401: Ukraine announced Russian losses

Russia has no place in the UN SC - White House

Pope could leave hospital in days after bronchitis

Erdogan held a meeting of the National Assembly

Armenia traded arms for Russia - USA

Latest
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla