Anthony Garotinho is arrested by the Federal Police

Garotinho is guilty in Operation Chequinho, investigating an alleged vote buying in the municipal election Fields, using the assistance program Check Citizen.
13/09/2017 10h31 - Updated 13/09/2017 17h01
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The former governor of Rio, Anthony Garotinho was re-arrested on the morning of Wednesday (13). Against him, there was a house arrest warrant.

Little boy had his daily radio program when the warrant was served. The federal police are leading the former governor to Campos dos Goytacazes, northern Rio de Janeiro, where house arrest will be fulfilled.

Garotinho is guilty in Operation Chequinho, investigating an alleged vote buying in the municipal election Fields, using the assistance program Check Citizen. He had been arrested in November last year, but it had withdrawn the arrest by unanimous decision of TSE (Superior Electoral Court of the).

In this ocasion, the arrest was ordered by the judge Glaucenir Silva de Oliveira, the 100th precinct.


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