Council rejects request for Lula to open proceedings against attorney

Douglas Kirschner is responsible for investigations against Lula in the Public Ministry in the Federal District.
22/06/2016 14h51 - Updated 22/06/2016 14h51
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The National Council of the Public Ministry (NSCLC) denied today (21) defense request of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of disciplinary proceedings opened against the former attorney of Douglas Kirschner Republic, responsible for investigations against Lula in the Federal Public Ministry (MPF) no Federal District.

the petition, the lawyers of the former president called for the punishment of Kirschner for the alleged leak of the contents of the case to the press and negative defense of access to successive records.

Unanimously, counselors understand that there is no evidence that former Attorney ownership interest in disclosure of the process data. However, the CNMP decided that lawyers can have access to investigations and, if not negative, decisions should be motivated by prosecutors who conduct the investigation.

In April, Douglas Kirschner was dismissed from office by order of the Superior Council of the Federal Prosecutor (MPF), on charges of assaulting his wife. He was still in the probationary period.

Source: Agency Brazil

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