Joseph's brother Pedro Elias Melo and return to jail for determination of the Federal Court

The Federal Court upheld appeals against the earlier decision that had given house arrest to both.
09/02/2018 14h49 - Updated 10/02/2018 16h57
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AM POST Writing

The government of Amazonas former secretaries, Evandro Melo and Pedro Elias, They lost right to house arrest and were re-arrested by the Federal Police this morning, after decision of the 4th Federal Court, which clears the process of Operation Maus Paths.

Both were sent to the Temporary Detention Center Male 2 (CDPM 2), located at kilometer 8 BR-174 highway, which they are also the former Secretary of Finance (Sefaz), Afonso Lobo, and former Governor Jose Melo.

The Federal Court upheld appeals against the earlier decision that had given house arrest both in the understanding of the process rapporteur, not up to grant.

This week, the Federal Public Ministry (MPF) He denounced the former secretaries for the crime of corruption and criminal organization, whose sentence ranges from 3 a 8 years in prison. Para o MPF, the brother of the former governor was “middleman” gratuity.


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