Fachin sends investigations against Aécio, Juca and Renan to Federal Police

Aécio Neves and Romero Jucá are those who accumulate the greatest number of requests for investigations in Lava Jet, five in all.
18/04/2017 11h51 - Updated 18/04/2017 11h51
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Minister of the Supreme Court (STF) Edson Fachin, Rapporteur of Operation Lava Jato, determined to send the surveys involving Aécio Neves senators (PSDB-MG), Romero Juca (PMDB-RR) and Renan Calheiros (PMDB-AL) to the Federal Police (PF). The decision to initiate the investigation process in PF, You may require breakdown of telephone and tax secrecy, beyond hearsay own accused.

Investigations involving other lawmakers should also follow the same procedure in the coming days. The investigations were opened by Minister, at the request of the Attorney General's Office (PGR), quotes to determine the names of parliamentarians in whistleblower testimonies of former executives of the contractor Odebrecht.

Aécio Neves and Romero Jucá are those who accumulate the greatest number of requests for investigations in Lava Jet, five in all. Renan Calheiros was quoted in four surveys involving Odebrecht and began to answer 12 investigations in the operation.

Other side

After opening the investigation, Senator Aécio Neves said he considered “important to the end of the confidentiality of the contents of denunciations”. According to the statement, the dissemination of the winning collaborations was requested by the parliamentary Fachin own last week. “[Aécio Neves] It considers that in this way can unmask the lies and demonstrate the absolute correctness of his conduct”, reported the press office of Senator.

Already Romero Jucá said “always been” e “always be "at the disposal of Justice for any information. “In my election campaigns, always acted within the law and had all my accounts approved”, said the parliamentary, also through note.

Renan Calheiros said the opening of investigations will allow it to meet “the content of the alleged charges for, ultimately, exercise my right to defense without it is just based on selective leaks of vigilantism”.

“A public man knows he can be investigated. But this can not mean a prior conviction or a certificate that any irregularity was committed. I believe that these inquiries will be archived for lack of evidence, as with the first one”, He argued the senator and former President of the Senate.

Source: Agency Brazil


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