Judge keeps former Portuguese PM Socrates in custody in corruption inquiryComments
A judge in Portugal has remanded in custody the former Socialist Prime Minister Jose Socrates in connection with a corruption investigation.
The arrest on Friday of the 57-year-old has shocked Portugal, with accusations of tax fraud, corruption and money-laundering.
The former PM had been questioned over the weekend by judges and will now be remanded to a prison.
Police detained Socrates as he returned to Lisbon airport from Paris.
He resigned as prime minister in the middle of his second four-year term in 2011.