Brazil’s Police summon Bolsonaro’s sons to testify in Anti-Democratic riots probe


Moscow, Sept. 17, 2020 (Sputnik/Naija247news) Brazil Police summoned President Jair Bolsonaro’s sons, Carlos Bolsonaro and lawmaker Eduardo Bolsonaro to testify as witnesses in the investigation into the organisation of anti-democratic demonstrations in the country, media reported.

Carlos is a Rio de Janeiro city council member.

The investigation was launched in April, with the Police probing some of the president’s allies over their participation in financing and organising anti-democratic demonstrations.

The operation was authorised by Supreme Court Justice, Alexandre de-Moraes.

According to the GloboNews TV channel, the inquiry is being conducted by the Federal Police on a confidential basis.

Earlier this year, the Police detained Sara Giromini, known as Sara Winter — a Brazilian activist and Bolsonaro’s supporter — who heads the 300 do Brasil movement.

Members of the movement launched fireworks and firecrackers into the Federal Supreme Court building.

In addition, the Police detained five other people as part of the probe.

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