Ex-Venezuelan spy chief Carvajal in process of surrendering to U.S. authorities - sources

CARACAS (Reuters) - The former head of Venezuela's military intelligence unit, Hugo Carvajal, is in the process of surrendering to U.S. authorities, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters, after prosecutors charged him on Thursday with drug trafficking, alongside Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

Reuters March 29, 2020 00:11:57 IST
Ex-Venezuelan spy chief Carvajal in process of surrendering to U.S. authorities - sources

ExVenezuelan spy chief Carvajal in process of surrendering to US authorities  sources

CARACAS (Reuters) - The former head of Venezuela's military intelligence unit, Hugo Carvajal, is in the process of surrendering to U.S. authorities, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters, after prosecutors charged him on Thursday with drug trafficking, alongside Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Carvajal has been in hiding in Spain since a Spanish court in November approved his extradition to the United States.

(Reporting by Angus Berwick; Editing by Sarah Kinosian)

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