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Brazil prosecutor files for 83 new cases before Supreme Court

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's top public prosecutor Rodrigo Janot asked the Supreme on Tuesday to open 83 new investigations into politicians named in plea bargain testimony by executives of the Odebrecht engineering conglomerate.

Janot also requested that the Supreme send 211 other requests to lower courts, involving people without a right to trial before the Supreme Under Brazil's constitution federal lawmakers and ministers can only be tried by the Supreme

A source told last week that Janot would seek authorization from the Supreme to investigate senior ministers in President Michel Temer's Cabinet and senators from his PMDB party for

(Reporting by Marcela Ayres; Writing by Brad Haynes; Editing by Daniel Flynn)

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Brazil prosecutor files for 83 new cases before Supreme Court

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's top public prosecutor Rodrigo Janot asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to open 83 new investigations into politicians named in plea bargain testimony by executives of the Odebrecht engineering conglomerate.

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's top public prosecutor Rodrigo Janot asked the Supreme on Tuesday to open 83 new investigations into politicians named in plea bargain testimony by executives of the Odebrecht engineering conglomerate.

Janot also requested that the Supreme send 211 other requests to lower courts, involving people without a right to trial before the Supreme Under Brazil's constitution federal lawmakers and ministers can only be tried by the Supreme

A source told last week that Janot would seek authorization from the Supreme to investigate senior ministers in President Michel Temer's Cabinet and senators from his PMDB party for

(Reporting by Marcela Ayres; Writing by Brad Haynes; Editing by Daniel Flynn)

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Brazil prosecutor files for 83 new cases before Supreme Court

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's top public prosecutor Rodrigo Janot asked the Supreme on Tuesday to open 83 new investigations into politicians named in plea bargain testimony by executives of the Odebrecht engineering conglomerate.

Janot also requested that the Supreme send 211 other requests to lower courts, involving people without a right to trial before the Supreme Under Brazil's constitution federal lawmakers and ministers can only be tried by the Supreme

A source told last week that Janot would seek authorization from the Supreme to investigate senior ministers in President Michel Temer's Cabinet and senators from his PMDB party for

(Reporting by Marcela Ayres; Writing by Brad Haynes; Editing by Daniel Flynn)

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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