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UN Calls For Investigation Into Mysterious Death of Venezuelan Opposition Leader

Some Venezuelans are suspecting foul play after government authorities said a jailed opposition leader committed suicide on their watch Monday, and a United Nations official has called for an investigation into the incident, ABC News reported. Fernando Alban, an opposition councilman, was detained last Friday after returning to Caracas from New York City. Alban was accused by Venezuelan authorities of being part of an assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro involving a drone in August. Alban was being detained by the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service, also known by the Spanish acronym SEBIN, at their headquarters in Caracas. Ravina Shamdasani from the Office…