Guatemalan judge issues arrest order for ex-attorney general Aldana: official

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FILE PHOTO – Guatemalan Attorney General Thelma Aldana participates in a news conference in Guatemala City, Guatemala, August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A Guatemalan government official said on Tuesday that a judge has issued an arrest order for former attorney general Thelma Aldana, who helped lead investigations into top politicians including the current president.

Aldana worked with a U.N.-backed anti-corruption body that sought to impeach President Jimmy Morales.

Reporting by Sofia Menchu, Writing by Daina Beth Solomon; Editing by Dave Graham

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