STF minister denies new defense request to try to prevent Lula from prison

16/03/2018 19h20 - Updated 17/03/2018 14h12
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Or minister Edson Fachin, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), He denied on Friday (16) the new request of the defense Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to try to prevent the arrest of former president.

The minister says, the decision, there was no change in the understanding of the Supreme on the execution of imprisonment on conviction on appeal.

Lula was sentenced in January by the Federal Regional Court of the 4th Region to 12 years and 1 month, in regime initially closed. The TRF-4 is responsible for the jet wash processes in the second instance. The judges of the TRF-4 determined the prison so exhausting resources in court.

Fachin reiterates the decision taken on Friday what was previously understood, by denying the injunction and send the request to the analysis of the plenary.

“At the time of initial filing, and even now after the addition, not changed, in this interregnum, the orientation of the jurisprudence set by the plenary of the Supreme Court on the subject of criminal prosecution after the sentence is confirmed by the unanimous judgment collegiate high school”, he wrote Fachin.

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