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Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori, and leader of the opposition party, center, with her husband Mark Vito Villanela, left, arrive to vote during congressional elections in Lima, Peru, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Peruvians are voting to elect 130 new members of the congress that will legislate for only one year in place of the congress that was dissolved by president Martin Vizacarra in September 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

AP Explains: The arrest of Peru powerbroker Keiko Fujimori

Jan. 29, 2020 4:23 PM EST

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A Peruvian judge on Tuesday ruled that opposition leader Keiko Fujimori must be held in prison for 15 months while she is investigated for possible money laundering. Fujimori is an influential power broker in the Andean nation and is accused of taking money from Brazilian construction...

Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori and opposition leader is escorted by police in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. In a court session a judge decided she must return to preventive detention pending a corruption investigation. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

Peru judge orders detention for Fujimori during graft probe

Jan. 28, 2020 7:22 PM EST

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Opposition leader Keiko Fujimori can be held 15 months in prison while she is investigated for possible money laundering, a Peruvian judge ruled Tuesday, shortly after official vote returns showed her party was trounced in weekend congressional elections. Judge Victor Zuñiga said...