Thousands of agents of the Peruvian National Police and armed forces have been deployed to counter protestors. Photo: EPA-EFE
Thousands of agents of the Peruvian National Police and armed forces have been deployed to counter protestors. Photo: EPA-EFE
Peru

Ousted Peru president Castillo ordered detained for 18 months amid protests

  • Pedro Castillo’s prison stay extended as prosecutors continue their investigation into criminal charges against the former leader
  • Judge’s decision came a day after the government declared a police state as it struggles to calm violent protests

Thousands of agents of the Peruvian National Police and armed forces have been deployed to counter protestors. Photo: EPA-EFE
Thousands of agents of the Peruvian National Police and armed forces have been deployed to counter protestors. Photo: EPA-EFE
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