“It is necessary to point out that the fabricated document, which is attached to the case file, was not found in the possession of the persons investigated, nor was it signed by them, and the attached piece does not refer to any concrete or at least indicative acts that he participated in writing or acted upon.” Towards stating that the actions supposedly intended in the document were materialized in terms of massive reality,” Bolsonaro’s defense appealed to the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE), according to Agência Brasil.
The former president’s defense request was filed Thursday night, after Turkey’s electoral court included the document in the process and gave Bolsonaro three days to justify himself.
Last week, as part of a process against former minister Anderson Torres for alleged complicity during attacks by Bolsonaro followers on the Esplanada dos Ministérios on January 8, authorities found a draft decree that would aim to reverse the election result. By encouraging interference in the Electoral Tribunal.
Torres is suspected of being overlooked because he served as Secretary of Security for the Federal District for a few days and did not move to prevent the invasion and looting of the congress buildings, the Planalto Palace and the Federal Supreme Court promoted by ‘bolsonaristas’ dissatisfied with the outcome of the elections of 8 in Brasília.
This week, the Supreme Electoral Court accepted a lawsuit against former Defense Minister Braga Neto and Jair Bolsonaro himself for the abuse of economic power during the presidential elections, due to the candidate’s use of public buildings associated with the presidency in the elections. campaign, actions that allegedly distorted the function of these spaces.
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