Brazil’s Flávio Bolsonaro will only be investigated if Prosecutor’s Office files new complaint

The Federal Superior Court (STJ) has thrown out lower court proceedings against the senator in the "rachadinhas" (salary splitting) case.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The investigations into Senator Flávio Bolsonaro for the "splitting" kickback case will only be resumed if the Prosecutor's Office files a new complaint. The decision was made by Judge João Otávio de Noronha of the Federal Superior Court (STJ).

The magistrate granted the petition by defense counsel for Fabrício Queiroz, former aide to Flávio Bolsonaro when he was a state deputy in Rio de Janeiro. Queiroz was singled out by the Rio de Janeiro Prosecutor's Office (MPRJ) as the alleged operator of the "rachadinha" scheme.

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