Peruvian judge in Keiko Fujimori corruption case rejects call to return her to prison


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  • Tuesday, 22 Jun 2021

Peru's presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori waves to supporters as she leaves the National Court of Tacna Avenue in Lima, Peru, June 21, 2021. REUTERS/Angela Ponce

LIMA (Reuters) - A Peruvian judge on Monday declined a prosecutor's request to return presidential election candidate Keiko Fujimori to remand prison for allegedly failing to comply with her bail conditions over charges of money laundering and corruption she faces.

Fujimori, the eldest daughter of the imprisoned former president Alberto Fujimori, is facing trial over claims she received $1.2 million from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht to fund previous presidential campaigns in 2011 and 2016.

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