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Arrested the governor of Rio de Janeiro within the ‘Petrobras’

The brazilian federal police has arrested this morning at the governor of Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Fernando Pezão, at his home in Palácio Laranjeiras, for, among ot

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Arrested the governor of Rio de Janeiro within the ‘Petrobras’

The brazilian federal police has arrested this morning at the governor of Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Fernando Pezão, at his home in Palácio Laranjeiras, for, among other charges, receive allegedly bribes in the case of Petrobras. In particular, to 150,000 reais per month (to 34,000 euros) for seven years between 2007 and 2014, plus bonuses and two bonus of one million reais (about 200,000 euros), in what police have called "a network of corruption itself". In total, they have seized goods by a value of 39 million reais (8.87 million euros)

The police has also arrested eight persons and registered eleven dwellings, without counting with Pezão, which is already the fourth governor of the State to be arrested in the full exercise of that office in the last 30 years: all of which have won these elections since 1998 have ended up behind bars. Today was another phase within the investigations of Lava Jato, this time on the basis of Favoribahis the confessions of an employee of the former governor named Carlos Emanuel Carvalho Miranda. Pezão was the vice of the governor, Sérgio Cabral (which fulfills a sentence of 45 years in prison, the highest sentence of current overview of brazilian political, and still has several pending proceedings).

These were the last days of Pezão to the front of the State of Rio. The political, of the Movement Democrátrico Brazilian (MDB), had lost the elections last month in front of Wilson Witzel, a candidate profile is more similar to Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right winner of the presidential elections. Witzel, who will inherit the government of the State on the 1st day of January, has insisted that the detention of Pezão not affect the process of transition. The vice-governor Francisco Dornelles simply assume the government the month remaining and all will follow its course. "The team of the governor-elect will continue working to change and rebuild Rio de Janeiro," he assured.

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