Ail­ing ex-pres­i­dent Fu­ji­mori seeks par­don

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Dis­graced Peru­vian ex-pres­i­dent Al­berto Fu­ji­mori, serv­ing a 25-year prison term for cor­rup­tion and crimes against hu­man­ity, has re­quested a par­don be­cause of ill health. The 77-year-old has been in and out of the hospi­tal in re­cent months for a se­ries of health prob­lems. “Al­berto Fu­ji­mori has filed a par­don re­quest with the jus­tice min­istry. It will be pro­cessed un­der due con­sti­tu­tional and le­gal terms,” coun­cil of min­is­ters chief Pe­dro Ca­te­ri­ano said in a Twit­ter post. The rea­son for the re­quest – his sec­ond – was not spec­i­fied.

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