The chief of the federal government in Congress, Senator Randolfe Rodrigues (Rede-AP), stated this Monday that the CPMI of the acts of January 8 ought to tackle the latest revelation of messages involving Military Colonel Elcio Franco, who held excessive positions within the Bolsonaro authorities, with an alleged coup plot.
Obtained by CNN Brasil from an investigation by the Federal Police towards Lieutenant Colonel Mauro Cid, who was an assistant to then-President Jair Bolsonaro, the audio messages present Franco speaking to former Main Ailton Barros about an alleged plot for a coup of State following the victory of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in final 12 months’s elections.
Barros and Cid have been arrested by the Federal Police final week.
Franco, who was govt secretary of the Ministry of Well being and particular advisor to the Civil Home throughout the Bolsonaro authorities, talks with Barros concerning the resistance of the military commander on the time, Freire Gomes, to take part within the plot for a coup, in response to transcripts of audios launched this Monday.
Senator Randolfe Rodrigues stated in a video launched by his advisor this Monday that the messages “carry one other character concerned within the coup structure” after Bolsonaro’s defeat by Lula.
“It is unbelievable how we now have characters from across the former president of the Republic who acquired concerned within the coup try: Colonel Élcio Franco, Colonel Cid and others,” he stated.
“Is it naivety, lack of expertise or guilt that ex-president Jair Bolsonaro had?”, questioned the chief of the federal government.
“It will likely be one of many components of the CPMI investigation of January 8, which is more and more turning into the CPMI of the coup structure”, added Randolfe.
The Nationwide Congress created a Joint Parliamentary Fee of Inquiry (CPMI) to analyze the acts of January 8, through which protesters against the electoral victory and Lula’s inauguration invaded and destroyed the headquarters of the Three Powers, in Brasília.
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