José Melo loses resource that could guarantee their freedom

A second habeas corpus, It will be judged by TRF1, in Brasilia.
25/01/2018 17h44 - Updated 26/01/2018 17h19
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One of the features that called for freedom of the former governor Jose Melo (Pros) lost object because the Federal Court turned into political prison in preventive and no new defense feature.

The filing took place on Thursday, 25, the Federal Regional Court of the 1st Region (TRF1). Another habeas corpus, presented by lawyer Jose Carlos Cavalcante, also follows the TRF1 in Brasilia. Cavalcante said there is no deadline for the judge to appreciate the request.

José Melo was arrested on 21 December 2017 Operation in State of Emergency, Federal Police, on suspicion of involvement in corruption scheme in public health in the Amazon.


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