Opposition leaders Lopez, Ledezma planned to flee: Venezuela top court

Reuters News
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Posted: Aug 01, 2017 9:58 AM

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had revoked house arrest measures granted to Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma and put them back in jail because the opposition leaders were planning to flee.

The men were taken from their houses in overnight raids, their families said on Tuesday.

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(Reporting by Caracas newsroom; Writing by Alexandra Ulmer)