PGR defends the arrest of the former chief of operations of the prime minister of DF in order not to compromise the January 8 investigation
Colonel Jorge Eduardo Naime Barreto had requested the revocation of detention; the soldier was detained in the fifth phase of Operation Lesa Pátria
or Office of the Attorney General (PGR) sent an opinion this Wednesday, 8, at Federal Court of Justice (STF) in which he defends the preventive detention of Colonel Jorge Eduardo Naime Barreto, former head of the Department of Operations of the Military Police of the Federal District (PM-DF), in the investigation investigating his participation in the acts of January 8. According to the body, there is evidence that there was “coordinated action” by senior officials of the body, including the colonel. Arrested for more than a month, his detention was defended for alleged interference in investigations. “There are important investigations that need to be deepened and the freedom, at this moment, of Jorge Eduardo Naime Barreto could compromise them, given the high position he held and his leadership in the corporation, which justifies the keeping of preventive detention” , say. PGR. Signed by Deputy Prosecutor Carlos Frederico Santos, commander of the Strategic Group for Combating Anti-Democratic Acts, the document also requests that the Federal Police submit, within a maximum period of 30 days, a partial report of the investigations carried out so far, including the results of investigations. in the materials seized at an address associated with Jorge Eduardo Naime Barreto. His defense had requested the revocation of detention on the grounds that the colonel had resigned from his post on January 8, so he could not be responsible for the implementation of the operational security plan that was supposed to protect the headquarters of the Three Powers.