Joesley Batista and Ricardo Saud surrender to the Federal Police

The request for arrest was made after Janot conclude that employees hid prosecutors facts criminals who should have been counted in the statements.
10/09/2017 13h46 - Updated 11/09/2017 11h17
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The entrepreneur Joesley Batista and former executive of J&F Ricardo Saud indulge around 14h15(Brasilia time) the Federal Police (PF), in Sao Paulo. The information was confirmed by the company's counsel. The temporary detention was authorized by the Minister of the Supreme Court (STF) Edson Fachin the request of the Attorney General of the Republic, Rodrigo Janot.

The request for arrest was made after Janot conclude that employees hid prosecutors facts criminals who should have been counted in the statements. The conclusion that the whistleblowers omitted information has to be investigated by the PGR from recordings submitted by whistleblowers themselves to supplement the Agreement.

The PGR also called for the arrest of Marcelo Miller Republic's former attorney, Fachin but said there was no evidentiary element with the consistency required for the declaration of temporary detention.

Fachin had determined that compliance with the warrants occurred with the "utmost discretion and with the lowest overt", avoiding the use of handcuffs, because it is not dangerous people. "Should the police authority responsible for compliance with the measures to take appropriate precautions, especially to preserve the image of prisoners, avoiding any public display ", says the decision.

no Saturday (9), the protection of the group J&F has provided passports entrepreneur Joesley Batista and former director of holding of Institutional Relations Ricardo Saud. The defense of the former attorney Marcelo Miller also put his papers available.

Camila Maciel - Brazil Agency


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