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Mexican Judge Orders Ex-Pemex Boss Lozoya Taken Into Custody

Mexican Judge Orders Ex-Pemex Boss Lozoya Taken Into Custody

A judge on Wednesday ordered the former chief executive officer of Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Emilio Lozoya, to be taken into custody while his trial on corruption charges plays out.

MEXICO CITY: A judge on Wednesday ordered the former chief executive officer of Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Emilio Lozoya, to be taken into custody while his trial on corruption charges plays out.

Lozoya, who was extradited to Mexico from Spain in July last year, is at the center https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mexico-corruption-idUSKBN25G0IT of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s campaign to expose corruption that he says was rampant in past governments before he took office in 2018.

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first published:November 04, 2021, 03:31 IST