André Stefano Dimitriu Alves de Brito was arrested in the act converted into preventive by Justice
The MP-RJ (Rio de Janeiro Public Prosecutor’s Office) denounced André Stefano Dimitriu Alves de Brito on Tuesday (12.Jul.2022) for the crime of explosion. He was arrested in the act after throwing explosives at a rally of the former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (EN) in Rio de Janeiro.
According to the MP, the bomb consisted of a PET bottle containing liquid and a wick. According to witnesses, Brito lit the fuse and threw the explosive in the middle of the audience that was in the act.
The Public Prosecutor’s Office also asked for the prison to be maintained “Public order guarantee”. The Justice had ordered the preventive detention of the man on Saturday (9.Jul), after a custody hearing.
The MP-RJ said it was “important” let there be a “harsh response to any acts that threaten the life and physical integrity of supporters of any of the possible candidates, in order to curb further acts of this nature, as well as the resurgence of physical violence, as the election approaches” .
Lula was not present at the time of the attack. The PT adviser informed the Power 360 that 2 fireworks were thrown towards the event stage. “There was no feces, they made noise, but no one was hurt, nor was there a riot”informed the team
The crime of explosion carries a penalty of 3 to 6 years, in addition to a fine, if convicted. According to the Penal Code, it refers to “exposing the life, physical integrity or property of others to danger, by means of an explosion, throwing or simple placement of a dynamite device or substance with similar effects”.
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