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Former president of Peru Castillo arrested: prosecutors

president of Peru Castillo arrested
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Pedro Castillo was arrested Wednesday after Peru’s Congress voted to oust him as president, prosecutors said.

Castillo, who tried to dissolve Congress earlier in the day, “is a detainee,” said Marita Barreto, coordinator of a team of prosecutors dealing with government corruption.


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