Company offered 400 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to the Ministry of Health; negotiation is in the sights of the commission due to an alleged request for a bribe of US$ 1 per unit
A CPI to Covid-19 hears, this Thursday, 15, the CEO of the Giving Medical Supply No brazil, Cristiano Alberto Carvalho. The company offered 400 million doses of the vaccine from AstraZeneca to the Ministry of Health and is in the sights of the commission because of an alleged request for a bribe of US$ 1 per dose, which would have been made by the former logistics director of the Ministry of Health Roberto Ferreira Dias, dismissed from his post on June 30, in a restaurant in Brasília on February 25th. The denunciation was made by the corporal of the Military Police of Minas Gerais Luiz Paulo Dominguetti, who introduced himself as a representative of Davati, to the newspaper Folha de São Paulo – the information was confirmed to the senators. Carvalho arrives at the testimony supported by a habeas corpus, granted by the president of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), Luiz Fux, which allows you to remain silent on issues that incriminate you. On Tuesday, 13, Fux highlighted that it is up to the deponent to analyze what may or may not incriminate him. However, it will be up to the CPI to assess whether the witness abuses this right. In this case, the collegiate can apply the appropriate legal measures, such as imprisonment, for example. Follow Prime Time Zone’s live coverage:
10:05 – Session is opened
The president of the CPI of Covid-19, Omar Aziz (PSD-AM), opened the work this Thursday, 15.