STF suspende interrogatório de Witzel no processo de impeachment

O ministro Alexandre Moraes (STF) suspendeu o interrogatório do governador afastado Wilson Witzel no Tribunal Especial Misto que analisa o processo de impeachment. Com a decisão, o interrogatório não acontecerá na próxima segunda-feira (28). Estão mantidos, porém, os depoimentos das testemunhas.

Segundo a decisão, “o interrogatório somente poderá ser realizado após a defesa ter acesso a todos os documentos remetidos pelo Superior Tribunal de Justiça, com prazo mínimo de 5 (cinco) dias entre o acesso integral e o ato processual, bem como após a complementação da oitiva da testemunha Edmar José Alves do Santos […]”.

Witzel foi afastado e denunciado pela Procuradoria-Geral da República por suspeita de corrupção. Segundo as investigações, ele seria o chefe de uma organização criminosa que teria desviado recursos públicos da área de Saúde durante a pandemia.

Ele nega qualquer irregularidade. No último dia 17, o Tribunal Especial Misto ouviu as primeiras de um grupo de 27 testemunhas convocadas sobre o caso.

Foto de arquivo de 26 de março de 2020 do governador afastado do Rio de Janeiro, Wilson Witzel (PSC), no Palácio Guanabara, sede do governo estadual. — Foto: Wilton Junior/Estadão Conteúdo
Foto: Wilton Junior/Estadão Conteúdo
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