Alberto Fujimori
Alberto Fujimori escuchando el proceso en su contra en una corte de Perú. Octubre 29, 2013 Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori, who is serving a 25-year sentence, has been admitted to a hospital after suffering cardiac problems. According to AP, his personal physician informed the various ailments that Fujimori suffers. "Here is a heart problem that has to be well diagnosed and resolved," he said.

The now inmate could remain hospitalized for a few days as a preventive measure to control his state of health in the hospital where he is practiced a series of tests. However, his family doctor said that the decompensation suffered by the former president "made him very unstable and presented pulsations of 125 that then lowered to 108."

AP also informed Peru's parliament, which is dominated by the party of the inmate's daughter, Keiko Fujimori, put under the table an initiative of the party of President Pedro Kuczynski that wanted to remove from prison the elderly prisoners with serious diseases so that they finish their sentences in their houses.

Former President Alberto Fujimori wrote in his Twitter account "while many think... the only reality is that only dying or being in terminal stage I could be released."

He also added: "I want to take this opportunity to thank you deeply for your messages, prayers and concerns about my health."

A debate has been held on whether the former president should be released from prison. According to the Peruvian law a convicted person for murder and abduction can't receive a presidential pardon, except for humanitarian reasons when the inmate has a terminal illness.

Alberto Fujimori, 76 years old and a Japanese descendant, ruled Peru from 1990 to 2000, in 2007 he is sentenced to 25 years for human rights violations during his administration when he made a strong fight against Guerrilla of Sendero Luminoso.

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