Peru Requests Extradition of Former President

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Monday, February 1, 1993
Author: 
Maureen Walsh
Volume: 
9
Issue: 
2
67
Abstract: 
A contingent of Peruvian Congressmen travelled to Colombia last month to personally request the extradition of former Peruvian President Alan Garcia. The former President is accused of embezzling $ 400, 000 between 1978 and 1990. Garcia, who insists e is being persecuted for political reasons, was granted asylum by Colombian authorities last year.