Peru’s president grants medical pardon for jailed Fujimori

Martin Mejia / Associated Press

Keiko and Hiro, daughter and son of Peru’s former President Alberto Fujimori, arrive to the clinic where their jailed father was admitted the previous day after suffering a drop in blood pressure, in Lima, Peru, Sunday.

LIMA, Peru — Peru’s president announced Sunday night that he granted a medical pardon to jailed former strongman Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, corruption and the sanctioning of death squads.