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Ex-prosecutor elections Venezuela investigated flight to Colombia

Ex-prosecutor elections Venezuela investigated flight to Colombia

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Venezuela’s former public prosecutor Luisa Ortega has Friday of a safe refuge sought in Colombia. They arrived with a privévliegtuig from Aruba in the capital city of Bogota, immigration officials confirmed.

It is still unclear whether they are political asylum has been requested.

Ortega is considered a political opponent of president Nicolás Maduro. It was early August of its role as the highest judicial authority is relieved by the new constituent assembly of Venezuela.

That would, according to opponents of the government only in the life are called to the opposition offside.

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Ortega had recently announced the controversial election of the constituent assembly to examine. That consists only of supporters of Maduro.

She said after her dismissal to fear for her life.

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