FOR­MER EL SAL­VADOR PRES­I­DENT ARRESTED

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SAN SAL­VADOR: Po­lice arrested El Sal­vador’s ex-pres­i­dent Elias Antonio Saca and sev­eral other for­mer of­fi­cials yes­ter­day for al­leged em­bez­zle­ment and money laun­der­ing, of­fi­cials said. Saca, 51, and six other for­mer of­fi­cials from his gov­ern­ment were de­tained in the early morn­ing “on charges of var­i­ous crimes”, it said on Twit­ter. Saca is a mem­ber of the con­ser­va­tive Na­tion­al­ist Repub­li­can Al­liance. He was pres­i­dent of El Sal­vador from 2004 to 2009. – AFP

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