Fujimori, Peruvian opposition leader, ordered back to jail

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November 1, 2018 00:34
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A judge on Wednesday ordered Peru's opposition leader, Keiko Fujimori, back to jail pending a trial over allegations she used her conservative party to launder money for Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.

The daughter of former President Alberto Fujimori and a twice-defeated presidential candidate, Fujimori has repeatedly denied wrongdoing and described the prosecution's efforts to imprison her to keep her from fleeing "political persecution."

Fujimori, 43, spent a week in police custody earlier this month before being released on appeal.

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