Prosecutor requests preventive detention for Peruvian candidate Keiko Fujimori

Fujimori faces a prosecutor's request for more than 30 years in prison for alleged money laundering in the financing of her previous electoral campaigns, a trial she would avoid if elected.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Public Prosecutor José Domingo Pérez, a member of the Lava Jato special team, requested this Thursday to revoke the summons with restrictions that was issued against Peruvian candidate Keiko Fujimori and that she be remanded in custody for having failed to comply with judicial resolutions.

In the document sent to Judge Víctor Zúñiga Urday, the prosecutor argues that the presidential candidate for the Fuerza Popular party has failed to comply with the legal rules imposed while she is being investigated for a money laundering crime, such as not communicating with witnesses linked to . . .

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