Lula says he is quiet and reaffirms that committed no crime

O petista acompanha o julgamento em sala reservada no Sindicato dos Metalúrgicos desde as 10h.
24/01/2018 11h14 - Updated 24/01/2018 15h58
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Fernanda Cruz – Agency Brazil

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said he was quiet and reaffirmed that committed no crime. From 8:30 am today (24), It is deemed the appeal by Lula defense against conviction in the case of the triplex of Guaruja (SP), the 8th Panel of the Federal Regional Court of the 4th Region (TRF4), in Porto Alegre.

Lula came with the judgment in a reserved room in the Union of the ABC Metalworkers, in São Bernardo do Campo, from 10 am. Militants and supporters watch for a screen mounted in the union. Early in the morning, Workers Movement members Homeless (MTST) made, in front of the building Lula, an act of solidarity.

“I'm with a clear conscience of what is happening in Brazil and I'm pretty sure I did not commit any crime and I'm sure because of that I hope that can happen today is they, by not committing crime, the only decision is for them 3 a 0 say that the Moro judge erred in giving judgment. If it will happen or not I do not know, but it would be the only thing right and just”, He said in a speech.

The former president was sentenced by Federal Judge Sergio Moro to 9 years in prison for the crimes of bribery and money laundering in the triplex process. The defense appealed to TRF4, the second instance of the Federal Court. Today, federal judges João Pedro Neto Gebran, Leandro Paulsen and Victor Luiz dos Santos Laus judge the feature and can set remains the conviction or acquit the former president.

In a speech to activists, Lula said face adversity calmly and criticized the attacks on the PT. "I have a lot of tranquility to face adversity, notion of the problems that we are living. What is happening to me is very little on what happens with millions of unemployed in the country ", said.

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