Brazilian Federal Police open investigation against Bolsonaro regarding Covaxin vaccine purchase negotiations

If the complaint is accepted, the Supreme Court can only initiate a trial if that is approved by a two-thirds majority of the 513 members of the Chamber of Deputies.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Federal police opened an investigation this Monday (12) into Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro, for possible irregularities in Covid-19 vaccine purchase negotiations.

The process was officially opened by the police after the authorization of Justice Rosa Weber of the Supreme Court, following a request made by the Prosecutor's Office.

The investigation, which should be concluded within 90 days, aims to establish whether the President committed official dereliction of duty or other crimes in the negotiations to purchase the Covaxin vaccine produced by the Indian pharmaceutical company Bharat Biotech.

The suspicions were raised by a . . .

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