Federal Court Judge Authorizes Lula’s Transfer from Curitiba to São Paulo

The former president has been in prison in Curitiba since April 7, 2018. The decision was signed by a judge of the 12th Federal Court of Curitiba.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will be transferred from Curitiba to São Paulo. The order was signed by substitute judge Carolina Lebbos, of the 12th Federal Court of Curitiba, on the morning of Wednesday, August 7th.

The decision does not state where Lula will be held in São Paulo; rather, it will be up to the judicial authorities there to decide; similarly, the police must adopt the necessary security measures for the transfer, for which no date was fixed.

According to the decision, the transfer petition came from the Federal Police . . .

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