Federal police arrest Anthony and Rosinha Garotinho

Little boy was arrested and sentenced by the Electoral Court for leading an electoral fraud scheme at the time was secretary of Campos Government.
22/11/2017 14h49 - Updated 22/11/2017 16h54
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The Federal Police Courses, city ​​located in northern Rio, arrested on Wednesday 22 former state governor Anthony Garotinho (PR) and his wife, Rosinha Garotinho. The arrest came on the day that the PF performs an operation in which one of the targets is the former secretary of government in the management Rosinha. She was governor 2003 a 2007.

The information was confirmed by the daughter of the two, the municipal secretary River Development, Clarissa Garotinho, in an interview with CBN radio.

Little boy was taken to the headquarters of the Federal Police in Rio, in Port Area. Rosie is in Campos. The request was made by the Electoral Prosecutor, that clears the collection of illicit money to finance the campaign of the two.

The research is an offshoot of Operation Chequinho, that clears fraud electoral purposes in the program Citizen Check for Garotinho. The defense of Anthony Garotinho said that only pronounce when you have access to documents supporting the arrest warrant of former governor, "What has not happened yet".

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It is not the first time that Anthony Garotinho is arrested. The last arrest was in September, while presenting the program that anchors at Radio Tupi. Little boy was arrested and sentenced by the Electoral Court for leading an electoral fraud scheme at the time was secretary of Campos Government. According to prosecutors, Garotinho offered enrollment in the program Citizen Check, which gives 200 reais per month for each beneficiary, in exchange for votes.

Anthony Garotinho was also arrested in November last year, during operation Chequinho, already investigating the scheme in Check Citizens program. After the arrest, Little boy fell ill and was taken to a hospital in Rio. From there, he was taken by force, by court decision, to a health facility within a prison of Bangu. The former governor got a permission to perform heart surgery at a private hospital. after that, It was fulfilling house arrest.


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