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Ex-Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds reportedly arrested in Zimbabwe
Ex-Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds reportedly arrested in Zimbabwe

Mel Reynolds, a former congressman from Illinois, was arrested in Zimbabwe after he was accused of immigration violations and allegedly found in possession of pornography, state media reported Tuesday. Reynolds, who resigned from Congress when he was convicted of sex crimes nearly 20 years ago, was taken into custody Monday at a hotel in Harare, the capital, the state-controlled Herald newspaper reported. Zimbabwean immigration officials confirmed the arrest to international news agencies, saying the former Democratic representative was in the country on an expired visa, but did not provide further details. The U.S. State Department said it was aware of reports of the detention of an...

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