Venezuela drafting anti-terror laws after prosecutor killed

[JURIST] In response to last week's assassination of a top Venezuelan prosecutor, President Hugo Chavez has ordered government ministries to urgently devise and implement a plan to combat terrorism. Former police inspector Ivan Simonovis has been detained in the investigation of the assassination of Danilo Anderson, who was prosecuting a case against 400 political figures and business leaders who supported the April 2002 coup that unseated Chavez. Simonovis, who is also suspected of involvement in the 2002 coup, was seized by military intelligence agents as he tried to board a flight to the US Monday night. The Financial Times has more.

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