Honduran ex-president arrested on drug charges

Honduran ex-president Juan Orlando Hernández has been arrested on drugs charges.

Police were deployed to his house in the capital Tegucigalpa hours after the US requested his extradition to prevent him from leaving.

They moved in when an arrest warrant was issued. He surrendered and was escorted from his home in handcuffs.

Mr. Hernández governed Honduras from 2014 to January this year. He denies the charges against him. Read more on…myjoyonline