Keiko Fujimori has been detained for over a year, accused of receiving large sums of money in illegal aid.
Peru's constitutional court has on Monday ordered opposition leader Keiko Fujimori released.
She has been in custody since October 2018, while she is waiting for a court to initiate a corruption case against her.
the Court agreed to accept the writ of habeas corpus, says chefdommer Ernesto Blume with regard to an imprisoned person's right to be brought promptly before a judge or be released.
Chefdommeren stresses that Monday's decision from the court of justice does not have an impact on the korruptionssagen against the leader of the opposition.
Fujimori is accused of having received illegal party funding for the 1.2 million us dollar from the brazilian construction company Odebrecht.
It had to be done in connection with her presidential campaign in 2011.
Justice has been served, a divine justice. God is great, says Fujimori's american spouse, Mark Vito.
He had begun Holiganbet a hunger strike outside the prison where his wife is deployed, in order to put pressure on the authorities and get her released.
Within skandalesagen came forward, was the 44-year-old Fujimori of Peru's most popular politicians.
With Monday's decision to release her, she has - at least in theory - still time to open an election up to the presidential election, which is scheduled to take place in July 2021.
Keiko Fujimori has two times made up to the presidential elections in Peru. For the first time in 2011 and by 2016. She lost both times, even though her FP party, which she founded in 2001, received the most votes at both elections.
She is the daughter of former president Alberto Fujimori, son of japanese immigrants and was president of Peru from 1990 to 2000.
The 81-year-old Alberto Fujimori sits in prison for ordering two massacres that were committed by death squads in 1991 and 1992.
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