Brazil police raid Rio governor’s residences amid COVID-19 probe
By Ricardo Brito and Rodrigo Viga Gaier
BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian federal police on Tuesday raided the residences of Rio de Janeiro’s right-wing Governor Wilson Witzel as part of a COVID-19 corruption probe, targeting one of President Jair Bolsonaro’s political foes as the pandemic sweeps the nation.
Federal prosecutors alleged Witzel, a former-ally-turned-foe of Bolsonaro, and his wife Helena led a sprawling criminal operation in which her law firm was used to receive payment from a company …continued .
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