Judge Clears ex-President Temer in Case Linked to Joesley Batista Recording

In his decision, the judge sustains that the Prosecutor General's Office, the author of the complaint, edited excerpts of an audio submitted as evidence and that the content does not classify as a criminal offense "not even in theory".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Judge Marcus Vinícius Reis Bastos, of the 12th Federal District Court in Brasília, on Wednesday, October 16th, dismissed charges against former President Michel Temer in a suit alleging he tried to obstruct investigations by the Public Prosecutor's Office (MPF).

In his decision, the judge sustains that the Office of the Federal Prosecutor General (PGR), the author of the complaint, edited excerpts of an Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?