Supreme Court Authorizes Investigation of Moro’s Charges Against Bolsonaro

Justice Celso de Mello, dean of the Court, granted the petition of prosecutor general Augusto Aras, which also left the door open to accuse the ex-minister, who will have to submit testimony.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Celso de Mello, has authorized the opening of an inquiry to investigate allegations that President Jair Bolsonaro attempted political interference in the Federal Police and falsified the signature of his then-Minister Sérgio Moro on an official document.

The charges that led to the investigation were made by Moro himself, who resigned from the Ministry of Justice last Friday claiming that the President wanted access to Federal Police (PF) intelligence reports, that he had an interest in influencing investigations in the Federal Supreme Court (STF) and that he . . .

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