PGR calls urgently on trial Gleisi and Paul Bernardo

The prosecution maintains that there is clear evidence of crimes.
23/07/2016 11h42 - Updated 23/07/2016 11h42
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The Attorney General's Office (PGR) He asked the Supreme Court (STF) urgency in the trial of Senator Gleisi Hoffmann (PT-PR) and her husband, former planning minister Paulo Bernardo. in May, Gleisi and Bernardo were reported to the Supreme on charges of receiving R $ 1 Senator million to the campaign 2010 e, according to testimony from informers, the value comes from Petrobras contract deviations. Both were cited in the denunciations of the money changer Alberto Youssef.

In the event sent to the Supreme, the prosecution argues that there is clear evidence of crimes. "There is reiterate that, second understanding of MPF, there are clear and healthy concrete elements for the receipt of the complaint - which does not cease to exist on the versions narrated in response to prosecution under examination ", says the PGR.

In defense referred to the Supreme, the defense of the senator claimed that the charges are "mere conjectures made in haste" in whistleblowing arrangements function award.

"A required [Sen.] He never practiced any act that could be characterized as tort, especially in the midst of the election campaign to the Senate in the year 2010, in that all its campaign accounts were declared and fully approved by the Electoral Justice ", says defense.

in a statement, the defense of the senator criticized the emergency request: “Restating what I said earlier about this topic, Senator Gleisi Hoffmann regrets that the same complaint, already made by the PGR at the beginning of May, is again news reason because a prosecutor asked for flexibility in the process to STF, even this being in recess ".

The demonstration was signed by the deputy prosecutor of the Republic, she Wiecko, responsible for acting in the absence of the Attorney General, Rodrigo Janot, during the recess period of July the Supreme.

Source: Jorge Wamburg – Agency Brazil

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