STF rejects complaint against Paes and Pedro Paulo for electoral crime

STF rejects complaint against Paes and Pedro Paulo for electoral crime

They were denounced in November last year by PGR for holding a motorcade on election day in 2016. Voting was this Tuesday

STF rejects complaint against PaesTânia Rêgo / Brazil AgencyThe First Panel of the Supreme Federal Court (STF) decided today (29), by 4 votes to 1, to reject a complaint against Deputy Pedro Paulo (DEM-RJ) and former Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes , pre-candidate for the state government for election crime.Both were denounced in November last year by the Attorney General, Raquel Dodge, for holding a motorcade on election day in 2016, which is prohibited by the Electoral Code.According to her, a media sent to the Public Prosecution Service shows the two "in an open car, waving to voters holding flags with their name and ballot box number, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, on 10/02/2016".Paes was the then mayor of the city and supported Pedro Paulo's candidacy for the post.In rejecting the complaint, the rapporteur of the case, Minister Luis Roberto Barroso, stated that the number of cars in the images is insufficient to configure crime."What you can see is a thirty-second...


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