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US Judge Denies Bail for Former President of Panama in Controversial Extradition Request

US Judge Denies Bail for Former President of Panama in Controversial Extradition Request

EspañolFormer President of Panama Ricardo Martinelli was arrested at his home in Miami, Florida this Monday, June 12 and currently remains in custody for charges he claims are the result of a political witch-hunt.

The country’s Supreme Court requested Martinelli’s extradition due to allegations of spying on political opponents and various other corruption charges including corruption, illicit enrichment, espionage and phone tapping. Martinelli is also involved in the bribery case related to the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.

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