Peru’s ousted president faces 20 years in prison - newspaper
According to the newspaper, Castillo has been detained by the police for a term of ten days on several charges, including an attempt to organize a mutiny (article 346 of Peru’s criminal code), which carries a punishment of a prison term of from ten to twenty years. Apart from that, the former president is accused of office abuse and violation public order. He is also faced with a number of other charges linked with corruption-related crimes. These criminal cases were opened when he was in office.
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