Peruvian Police Arrest Journalist in Rebel Attack

A journalist arrested with five others accused of being leftist rebels has been charged with leading the Aug. 5 grenade attack on the presidential palace, but his newspaper said Tuesday that he was "brutally tortured" until he confessed.

Alberto Galvez Olaechea, 33, a copy editor for El Cambio, the Lima newspaper most closely associated with the Marxist Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement, was arrested with four other men and a woman who police said were members of the leftist group.

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