Court denies Luiz Estevão's appeal on penalty revision

Court denies Luiz Estevão's appeal on penalty revision

Former senator is serving time at the Papuda Penitentiary, in Brasília, for the deviation of R $ 169 million in the execution of the work of the TRT headquarters in SP

Court denies Luiz Estevão's appealSenate Archive / AgencyThe 4th Section of the Federal Regional Court of the 3rd Region unanimously denied ex-Senate Luiz Estevão 's defense statement embargoes requesting the review of his sentence.In 2006, he was sentenced to 31 years in prison for embezzlement in the construction of the São Paulo Labor Forum.Former Senator Luiz Estevão had 'VIP cell' in Papuda.See photosThe former senator's defense alleged omission and contradiction in the previous judgment, which dismissed another request for criminal review.The ruling had upheld conviction for crimes of embezzlement, estelionate, active and passive corruption, false document use, and gang formation.Federal Judge Andre Nekatschalow again denied the filing embargoes, and stated in the ruling that the request merely intended to review the outcome of the trial."The embargoes of declaration are not resources predestined to rediscuss the cause," he said in the sentence published last wee...


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