- Brazil's former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on Wednesday indicted for corruption. The charge is a hefty blow to the aspirations of the social democrat, which is still very popular and would breed a new bid for the presidency.
It remained long with rumors and suspicions, but the corruption scandal involving state oil company Petrobras also seems the Lula overthrow. Dozens of politicians, administrators, civil servants and businessmen were all for him. According to the prosecutor Lula was even,, General 'who presided over the corruption.
The charismatic former president is suspected of taking a luxury apartment in São Paulo construction company OAS. In return he would have awarded all kinds of OAS benefits. Lula denies.
Besides Lula should also appear include former OAS chief and a close associate of Lula court.