Venezuela prosecutor seeks to move jailed Caracas mayor to house arrest for health reasons

April 25, 2015 1:22 AM

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Venezuela prosecutor seeks to move jailed Caracas mayor to house arrest for health reasons

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2009 file photo, Caracas' Mayor Antonio Ledezma attends a meeting by the Commission of External Relationships in Brazil's Senate in Brasilia, Brazil. The jailed mayor of Venezuela’s capital may be released from prison to house arrest for health reasons. The Public Prosecutor’s office announced late Friday, April 24, 2015 that the change would allow Ledezma to undergo surgery and recuperate. Ledezma was arrested by the secret police during a raid on his office in February 2015, and is being held on charges of plotting a coup against the government, an allegation he denies. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File) (The Associated Press)

CARACAS, Venezuela – The jailed mayor of Venezuela's capital may be released from prison to house arrest for health reasons.

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