Popular Peruvian ex-minister charged in 1988 murder of journalist

March 1, 2015 5:30 PM

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Popular Peruvian ex-minister charged in 1988 murder of journalist

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2014 file photo, Peru's Interior Minister Daniel Urresti talks with the press during the presentation of seized drugs at a police base in Lima, Peru. Urresti, a former army general, has been charged with murdering a journalist during the country's conflicts 26 years ago, prosecutor Luis Landa announced. Landa said in interviews published Sunday, March 1, 2105 by three newspapers that he is seeking a 25-year prison term for Urresti based on evidence that, as local army intelligence chief at the time, he was responsible for the murder of Hugo Bustios. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File) (The Associated Press)

LIMA, Peru – A Peruvian prosecutor has formally accused a popular former interior minister of murdering a journalist who covered the country's brutal internal conflict.

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