Pres­i­dent-elect open to Fu­ji­mori’s house ar­rest re­quest

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Peru’s in­com­ing pres­i­dent said he would back the idea of ex-pres­i­dent Al­berto Fu­ji­mori – serv­ing a 25-year prison term for cor­rup­tion and crimes against hu­man­ity – serv­ing the rest of his sen­tence un­der house ar­rest. The 77-yearold has been in and out of the hos­pi­tal in re­cent months for a se­ries of health prob­lems. Pe­dro Pablo Kuczyn­ski, set to be sworn in as pres­i­dent this month, said, “There was a le­gal process that con­cluded that he should serve a sen­tence.”

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