Panama Sends Politician Back – level 2
The ex-governor of a Mexican state fled to Panama as a fugitive to avoid corruption charges, and while there, he told the court that the charges were false.
Panama kept him in prison for six months until the government decided to send him back to Mexico.
He will go to trial for selling Mexico’s land at a much lower price than it was worth. He is the third ex-governor from the Mexican president’s party to receive corruption charges against him.
Difficult words: fugitive (a person who runs away from the police after he or she is charged of possibly doing something wrong), corruption charge (when the police say that a person did something illegal), party (a political group of people).
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