Bolsonaro’s ex-justice minister Torres arrested in Brazilian capital

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s former Justice Minister Anderson Torres, who was in charge of public security in Brasilia during the invasion of government buildings a week ago, was arrested in Brasilia on Saturday on suspicion of “omission” and “connivance”. Torres was arrested after returning to Brazil on Saturday. He had been on vacation in Florida, the same U.S. state his ex-boss, former right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, had traveled to after losing last year’s election. Demosthenes Torres, one of Torres’ lawyers, confirmed the arrest to Reuters. The ex-minister said on Thursday that evid…

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