Ethiopian-born Swedish doctor freed after charges dropped - News Summed Up

Ethiopian-born Swedish doctor freed after charges dropped


COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish doctor who had been imprisoned in his native Ethiopia on charges of corruption and terrorism has been freed. Fikru Maru tells Swedish broadcaster SVT that "it's great to be out in the fresh air." State-owned media last week reported that Ethiopia had dropped the charges. Daughter Emy Maru, who paid daily visits to her father in the capital, Addis Ababa, told SVT on Tuesday that "I have just met with Dad. He was arrested in 2013 after a years-long dispute over equipment for his cardiology clinic in Addis Ababa.


Source: Ethiopian News May 15, 2018 10:52 UTC


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