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Swedish Surgeon Jailed in Ethiopia Faces New Charges

Doctor Fikru Maru has been in prison since 2013.

Dr. Fikru could be charged in connection with the Qilinto Prison fire that killed dozens of inmates in September although most of them were killed by gunshots while escaping the fire.

By Radio Sweden,

A cardiac surgeon from Sweden already imprisoned in Ethiopia for several years could be charged with additional crimes, reports Swedish Television.

Fikru Maru was jailed in 2013 and later sentenced to four years and eight months for having knowledge of corruption between a minister and a prosecutor. Maru has always denied any wrongdoing. Continue reading Swedish Surgeon Jailed in Ethiopia Faces New Charges