Operation Lava Jato: PF is searching the senator's home Fernando Collor

police meet 53 search and seizure warrants issued by the Supreme Court.
14/07/2015 08h55 - Updated 14/07/2015 08h55
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Federal police broke out on Tuesday another stage of Operation Lava jet and meets 53 search and seizure warrants issued by the Supreme Court (STF) referring to six cases against politicians investigated in petrolão. One of the action targets is Senator and former president Fernando Collor (PTB-AL): Collor agents scour the house in Brasilia and Maceio, besides the residence of his son, Arnon de Mello, in Alagoas capital and headquarters of TV Gazeta de Alagoas, belonging to Senator. There were also searched the home of Senator Ciro Nogueira (PP-PI).

seven warrants are met in Alagoas, twelve in Federal District, eleven in Bahia, eight in Pernambuco, five in Santa Catarina, five in Rio de Janeiro and five in Sao Paulo.

baptized Politeia, term of Greek origin in reference to the book Republic, Plato, which cites a perfect city, where ethics prevails over corruption, the operation complies with warrants issued by the ministers Teori Zavascki, Celso de Mello and Ricardo Lewandowski and aims to prevent the destruction of evidence, according to the Attorney General's Office.

In addition to the houses of the investigated, the search is conducted in the corporate headquarters, law firms and public agencies. The measures stem from representations of the Federal Police and the Federal Prosecutor.

Source: Veja.com

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