Brazil's Lula to face trial for obstruction of justice: Official

AFP , Friday 29 Jul 2016

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to face trial on charges that he attempted to obstruct the giant Petrobras corruption probe, officials said Friday.

"The charge is obstruction of justice" linked to the Petrobras embezzlement probe, named Operation Car Wash, a spokesman for the justice ministry told AFP.

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