The defense seeks safe conduct for Anderson Torres not to testify in the Anti-Democratic Acts CPI

The former Minister of Justice spoke to FP and wants to exercise his right to remain silent in testimony


Anderson Torres
The former minister was arrested for suspected involvement in the acts of January 8 in Brasilia

Defense of the former Minister of Justice and former Secretary of Public Security of the Federal District, Anderson Torresrequested this Thursday, the 2nd, that he be authorized not to testify for him CPI of Anti-Democratic Acts. The request has been sent to the minister’s office Alexandre de Moraesof the Federal Supreme Court (stf), who had consulted lawyers for the interrogation. The defenders claim that the former minister has already testified about it Federal police (PF) and now intends to exercise the right to remain silent. “In this scenario, now amply strengthened by the testimony of other interrogators and by technical evidence, it remains for him to invoke the praetorian instruction of this exalted praetorium regarding the preservation of the constitutional right of silence of the interrogators and non-participation in this condition, in the CPI session”, they write. The parliamentary committee has scheduled the deposition for next Thursday, the 9th and is trying to get authorization from the STF to hear the former minister in person at the Federal Circuit House. Torres has been remanded in custody in the investigation into the Jan. 8 coup, but county deputies have asked for an extraordinary arrest to give an explanation.

*With information from Estadão Content

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