Aécio Neves prison will be voted on next week

The arrest was initially denied by the former rapporteur of the case, minister Edson Fachin, decided that only away of Senator Aécio activities.
13/06/2017 16h07 - Updated 13/06/2017 17h29
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Minister Marco Aurélio Mello, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), reported today (13) it will take the request for the arrest of Senator Aécio Neves (PSDB-MG) for trial in the First Panel of the Court next Tuesday (20).

The arrest was initially denied by the former rapporteur of the case, minister Edson Fachin, decided that only away of Senator Aécio activities. The Attorney General's Office filed a grievance against the decision, while the defense of the toucan filed an interlocutory appeal to ensure his freedom.

Both applications will be brought to a vote in the First Panel on the same day, said today the Minister Marco Aurélio, which was drawn the new rapporteur of the case Aécio after being heeded a request by the defense for the redistribution process. "Extremes will be analyzed", said.

The minister stressed that, if caused by PGR, You may request clarification to the Senate on the implementation of the decision which ordered the removal of Aécio parliamentary activities. For Marco Aurélio, not enough that Senator voluntarily depart, but the position is considered vacant, and an alternate called, what has not been done.

"It is one vacant chair. The desirable not it, It is that it is filled ", said Marco Aurélio. "It seems, the episode of December is making school. Is nothing to me that the Senate does not comply with court decision ", the minister added, referring to the case Renan Calheiros, late last year, when the Senate Steering Committee decided not to comply with the injunction decision Alagoas political clearance of the presidency of the House.

Felipe Pontes – Agency Brazil


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