Pepca appeals sentence that discharged those involved in Super Tucano case


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Feb 20, 2019

The Public Prosecutor’s Office appealed the sentence that discharges those accused of receiving US$3.5 million in bribes from Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica (Embraer) in the sale to the Air Force of eight Super Tucano airplanes.

The appeal was deposited at the clerk’s office of the Third Collegiate Court of the National District, by the head of the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office for the Prosecution of Administrative Corruption (Pepca), Wilson Camacho and the litigation coordinator Mirna Ortiz.

Now, the file must be forwarded to the president of the Criminal Chambers of the National District, Julio César Canó Alfau, who will need to empower one of the three criminal chambers of the Court, which must ratify the decision or, on the contrary, order the celebration of a new trial.

Among the arguments taken by the Public Prosecutor’s Office to appeal the sentence of the...

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