Federal police do search operation in political offices in Congress

Busca começou antes das 7h nos gabinetes do senador Ciro Nogueira e do deputado federal Eduardo da Fonte.
24/04/2018 15h50 - Updated 24/04/2018 15h50
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Agency Brazil

Federal Police officers do search today (24), in Brasilia, Senator Ciro Nogueira in the offices (PI), national president of the PP, and Congressman Eduardo da Fonte (PP-PE). The action takes place in Congress. The PF has not released details about the operation that began before 7 am.

The third floor of the annex 1 Senate and part of the sixth floor of the annex 4 the House were isolated by police. They also make search on the senator's home.

The lawyer Ciro Nogueira, Antonio Carlos de Almeida Castro, Brazil told the Agency that is still trying to get more information on research and, the search warrant and seizure of the Federal Police, includes the words “embarrassment” the Justice. The lawyer said the senator is out of Brazil.

Lawyer distributes note
The lawyer Antonio Carlos de Almeida Castro, defending Senator Ciro Nogueira, distributed earlier, in Brasilia, the following note: "The Senator Ciro Nogueira Defense is following the searches being carried out at the residence and the Senator's office. It states that the senator is out of Brazil, not knowing in which country and which was not even speak to him. Unaware of the defense, until now, the reasons for the court order the Minister Fachin [do Supremo Tribunal Federal]. It is true that the senator has always been at the disposal of the judiciary, providing testimonials whenever necessary and, inclusive, has been search and seizure of target. Senator will continue to act as the main interested in the clarification of the facts. no time, the defense awaits contact with the senator in order to have the necessary instrument of power that will give the right to access to the fundamentals of search and seizure measure. "

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