Teori Zavascki approves awarded tipoff of the Amaral Delcídio Senator

Minister also ordered the withdrawal of the confidentiality of the process, but it does not know the extent of the fall of secrecy.
15/03/2016 12h56 - Updated 15/03/2016 12h56
Photo: Jose Cruz / Apr / disclosure / CP

Minister of the Supreme Court (STF) Teori Zavascki, Rapporteur of the Operation Lava jet process, approved the award of the whistleblower according Amaral Delcídio Senator (PT-MS) signed with the Attorney General's Office (PGR) to cooperate with the investigation of the operation. According to the Supreme Court press office, The minister also ordered the withdrawal of the confidentiality of the process, but it is not known the extent of the confidentiality fall. The decision was signed by the minister yesterday Teori (14), but information on the approval was announced only today (15) by STF.

The full text of the Supreme Court Minister's decision on the approval should come out early this afternoon. The tipoff agreement was signed between the senator and the Attorney General's Office (PGR) to cooperate with the investigation of the Lava Jato.

In its decision, Minister says, "The documents attached to the request [da PGR] it is clear that, actually, There indicative elements, from the terms of the deposition, possible involvement of several holders of court prerogative authorities before higher courts, example of federal parliamentarians, what attracts the competence of the Supreme Court ".

Teori says, the decision, what, in statements to the Justice, Delcídio cited the family farmer José Carlos Bumlai and former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. According to the Minister of the Supreme Court, PGR Alegre, in its request for approval, that the agreement is directly related to the facts that are found during the investigation in which it was offered complaint against Senator and complete that, the declarations of Delcídio, other information was provided. "However, the statements made in the midst of this Agreement, the developer clarifies that other people are involved in the plot, such as Bumlai family and former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ", says the decision Teori.

The minister also said that the PGR states that the agreement "was signed with the purpose of obtaining evidence elements for the unveiling of the responsible agents and participants, hierarchical structure, division of tasks and crimes committed by criminal organizations in the Planalto Palace, of the Senate, House of Representatives, the Ministry of Mines and Energy and the company Petróleo Brasileiro S / A other entres”. The PGR also said that the agreement provides that Senator return 1,5 million reais. "The celebrated collaboration agreement was also finally recovering the advantage of criminal offenses committed by the employee, no amount of R $ 1.500.000,00 (a million and a half of real)”, says prosecutor.


The Amaral Delcídio senator was arrested on 25 November last year after Bernardo Cerveró, son of Nestor Cervero, handed to prosecutors the audio of a meeting in which Delcídio proposed the payment of R $ 50 thousand a month to the family and an escape plan for the former director leave the country, who was arrested in Curitiba. Senator collateral although could interfere with some ministers of the Supreme to get a habeas corpus to Nestor Cervero.

Delcídio was released on 18 February under condition to remain in house arrest, being able to leave your home just to go to the Senate to work and returning at night. Since then, he's sick leave, should return to work the next day 23.

The award-winning tipoff is an instrument by which the accused provides useful information to clarify the crimes investigated, and may even point responsible. In exchange, he can get benefits, such as reduced sentence if convicted.

Source: Agency Brazil

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