God John lawyer should ask for house arrest today

The lawyer Alberto Toron recalled that John of God underwent a treatment to combat cancer and heart is.
17/12/2018 09h26 - Updated 17/12/2018 16h02

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The defense of the medium João Teixeira de Faria, John of God, from 76 years, prepares for today (17) O habeas corpus to reverse the order of remand under house with anklet. The lawyer Alberto Toron said that should be considered high age and health status it.

The medium is terminated by more than 300 women, including young people and cases of children, of sexual abuse. Some charges are over 30 years. They report that abuses, generally, occurred during the spiritual care. He surrendered yesterday (16), around 16:20, in rural Abadiânia, Goias, after long negotiations.

The first night of the medium, after his surrender to police, It was in Prison Complex Aparecida de Goiânia, called Custody Center. John of God, according to police, would be in a cell 16 square meters with bed, sink and toilet. The defense asked that John of God was put in a cell alone.


The medium provided yesterday (16) testimony for more than three hours at the police station in Goiania. The interrogation ended around 22h. He was asked about 15 testimonials from women who denounced for sexual abuse, He denied the allegations and presented his version of the complaints.

After questioning, John of God was taken to a forensic examination at the Forensic Institute (IML) and then went to Prison Complex Aparecida de Goiânia. Before the testimony, the chief delegate, André Fernandes, He said that the medium would be asked about each of the 15 depositions, separately. According to him, complaints involve different crimes, how various attacks on customs and fraud.

“[There is a] behavioral uniqueness. In these testimonies there is a common act, one Modus Operandi common. We realize equality of behavior. "

Source: Agency Brazil

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