Brazil: Supreme Court orders arrest of former justice minister

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes ordered the arrest of former justice minister Anderson Torres, who was in charge of public security in the capital Brasilia where rioters swarmed streets on Sunday. places of power, a source told Reuters on Tuesday. Alexandre de Moraes is overseeing the investigation into unrest in the capital by thousands of supporters of far-right former president Jair Bolsonaro, for whom Anderson Torres was justice minister. Dismissed on Sunday in the wake of the incidents, Anderson Torres is currently in the United States.

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