Argentina judge orders arrest of ex-president Kirchner: source

Buenos Aires, Dec 7 (AFP) An Argentine judge today ordered the arrest of former president Cristina Kirchner for allegedly covering up Iranian involve...

Published: 07th December 2017 07:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2017 07:30 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Buenos Aires, Dec 7 (AFP) An Argentine judge today ordered the arrest of former president Cristina Kirchner for allegedly covering up Iranian involvement in a 1994 bombing at a Buenos Aires Jewish center that left 85 people dead, according to a judicial source.

The order also removes the judicial immunity of Kirchner, who served as president from 2007-2015 and is now a senator.

She has previously called the case an "absurdity". (AFP) CPS .

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.

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