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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The former governor of Rio de Janeiro, Sérgio Cabral, was transferred on Saturday (December 17th) from Federal Police incarceration in Curitiba back to the prison of Bangu 8, in the Penitentiary Complex of Gericinó, in Rio State. He was relocated from Bangu 8 in October due to accusations of improper visitations.

Cabral was arrested on November 17th, initially accused of receiving kickbacks from state construction works totaling R$220 million.

The ex-governor is now also a defendant in part of Operação Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?