Ethics Board: Bolsonaro cites immunity and suffer penalty rule

In a statement he also criticizes the PV which is a party that has often complaints against “parliamentarians who annoy”.
28/06/2016 17h37 - Updated 28/06/2016 17h37
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Congressman Jair Bolsonaro (PSC-RJ) issued a statement on the prosecution of him in the Ethics Committee of the House of Representatives and said he should not suffer any sanction.

Bolsonaro is the subject of a representation filed by PV - legend that has no seat on the board. The party accuses the parliamentary apology for the crime of torture to honor the Bright Colonel Ustra during the session, in April this year, which approved the opening of Dilma Rousseff impeachment. Carlos Alberto Brilhante Ustra, known as Colonel Ustra, was the first military recognized by the courts as a torturer in the dictatorship.

the note, Bolsonaro cites immunity, provided for in the Federal Constitution, and discards suffer penalties because of the mention of the colonel in the impeachment session.

“The subject, too familiar, It was the reference I made to Colonel Bright Ustra to give my vote on impeachment session of President Dilma and, of course, should not cause any penalty, since it is of the opinion parlamenatar, issued in plenary in the House of Representatives”, the statement said.

“Unless own congressmen want to give ammunition to those who insist on relativize the immunity provided in art.53 of the Federal Constitution”, adds.

Bolsonaro also criticizes the PV that, according to him, It is a party that has often complaints against “parliamentarians who annoy”.

Within two sessions, President of the Board of Ethics, Mr José Carlos Araújo (PR-BA), announce the case rapporteur name from a triple list that includes the names of Ze Geraldo (PT-PA), Valmir Prascideli (PT-SP) and Wellington Roberto (PR-PB).

Source: Agency Brazil

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