Alejandro Toledo at home is suspected of giving multimillion-dollar bribes and demanded extradition.
American law enforcement authorities detained the former President of Peru Alejandro Toledo in connection with the request for extradition. On Tuesday, July 16, reports the BBC, citing the Prosecutor General’s office of Peru, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to korrespondent.net.
“The United States has detained the former President of Peru, Alejandro Toledo,” — said in the message.
It is noted that his detention is connected with an extradition request, which was sent in March of last year.
Toledo is accused of receiving bribes in the amount of $ 20 million from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.
The former President rejects the allegations and called his prosecution “politically motivated”.
It is noted that Toledo, while in the United States, was engaged in teaching at Stanford University.