Panama Sends Politician Back – level 1

15-01-2018 07:00

There is a leader of a Mexican state. The police say that he does something wrong. They say that he sells land for very cheap. The land belongs to the state. He receives corruption charges.

The leader runs away to Panama. This makes him a fugitive. He goes to court there. He says that the charges are not true. He stays for six months in custody. Then Panama sends him back to Mexico.

Difficult words: corruption charge (when the police say that a person took money for doing something illegal), fugitive (a person who runs away from the police), in custody (stay in jail while court happens).

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