The Brazilian Justice asked to suspend the inauguration of 11 deputies linked to the assault on Congress

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The group of jurists asked the Prosecutor's Office to analyze the possibility of a lawsuit against the parliamentarians before the Superior Electoral Court, for their “participation or support and dissemination of coup and terrorist acts”

The Brazilian Justice asked to suspend the inauguration of 11 deputies linked to the assault on Congress

The Brazilian Justice asked to suspend the inauguration of possession of 11 deputies linked to the assault on Congress. (AFP)

The judge of the Supreme Court of Brazil (TSF) Alexandre de Moraes gave the Prosecutor's Office a period of 24 hours General of the Republic to respond to the request of suspension of the inauguration of eleven Brazilian deputies who allegedly participated in the assault on the headquarters of the three powers on January 8.

The inauguration of the eleven parliamentarians, the vast majority belonging to the Liberal Party of former President Jair Bolsonaro, is scheduled for next Wednesday, February 1, following a request by a group of jurists to end to determine criminal responsibility of the deputies during the assault, according to the newspaper O Globo.

In the request, presented in the framework of the investigation opened against the dismissed governor of Federal District of Brasilia, Ibaneis Rocha, calls for the suspension of the inauguration of the eleven parliamentarians, stressing the need to not hinder the police investigation< /b>.

The group of jurists also asked the Prosecutor's Office to analyze the possibility of a complaint against the deputies before the Superior Electoral Court (TSE), for their “participation or support and dissemination of coup and terrorist acts”.

Previously, the The Brazilian Prosecutor's Office asked the Federal Supreme Court (TSF) to investigate three Bolsonaro legislators for “inciting anti-democratic acts” after the assault on the headquarters of the three powers.

According to the petition, the three deputies are suspected of “incite acts of violence and vandalism” through “publications on social networks before and during the invasions”, which could constitute the crime of “public incitement”.

The Brazilian Justice asked to suspend the inauguration of 11 deputies linked to the assault on Congress

The judge of the Supreme Court of Brazil (TSF) Alexandre de Moraes gave the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic a period of 24 hours to respond to the request to suspend the inauguration of eleven Brazilian deputies. (AP)

Thousands of supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro stormed the headquarters of the three powers in Brasilia on January 8, after two months camped out in front of the < b>Army headquarters demanding a coup d'état.

As a consequence of the “coup” and “terrorist” acts, as defined by the authorities, Supreme Court judge Alexandre de Moraes dismissed the governor of Brasilia, Ibaneis Rocha, and the Secretary of Security, Anderson Torres, for “omission” of functions and “collusion” with the mob.

On January 21 , the Supreme Court of Brazil ordered the pretrial detention for an indefinite period of time to 942 of the 1,406 followers of former president Jair Bolsonaro arrested for the coup attempt on January 8.

The Magistrate Alexandre de Moraes, investigating the case, concluded the analysis of the custody hearings of those detained in flagrante delicto, who will be transferred to preventive detention, a precautionary measure that does not stipulate a time frame for a sentence.

Other 464 people They were protected with precautionary measures and will respond to Justice in “provisional release”, but subject to various conditions, including the use of electronic anklets&nbsp ;to be monitored and weekly presentation to the authorities.

According to the high magistrate, who on Wednesday had given a partial balance of the hearings, “the conduct was illegal and serious, with the intention of, by means of violence and serious threat, prevent the exercise of the constituted constitutional powers”.

The Brazilian Justice asked to suspend the inauguration of 11 deputies linked to the assault on Congress

The Brazilian Supreme Court ordered the indefinite preventive detention of 942 of the 1,406 followers of former President Jair Bolsonaro detained for the coup attempt on January 8. (REUTERS)

“There is evidence in the records (of the trial) of the effective participation of those investigated in a criminal organization that acted to try to destabilize republican institutions,” said the magistrate.

De Moraes indicated that those involved are in pretrial detention for participating in “acts of terrorism” and “destruction of public property” and will answer for the crimes of “criminal association, violent abolition of the democratic rule of law and coup d'état”.

They were also charged with “threat, persecution and incitement to crime”, according to a statement from the Supreme Federal Court (STF).

(With information from Europa Press and EFE)

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