Federal Police Summons São Paulo Mayoral Candidate for Criticizing Bolsonaro on Social Media

Investigation takes place in the context of an open inquiry in the Police Intelligence Department

The Federal Police sought the lawyers of the pre-candidate for mayor of São Paulo—Guilherme Boulos—to summon him to clarify social media posts made by him in which he criticized President Jair Bolsonaro.

The investigation takes place in the context of an open inquiry at the Department of Police Intelligence (DIP).

Guilherme Boulos (Foto: Celso Luix/Futura Press/Folhapress)

"We are going to check the content of the investigation so that we can manifest ourselves in the case file," says lawyer Alexandre Pacheco Martins, who represents Boulos.

The PT candidate for the City of São Paulo, Jilmar Tatto, published a video in solidarity with his competitor. They are disputing the votes of the left in the capital of São Paulo.

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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