Former President of Brazil was arrested on charges of corruption

Police arrested the former President of Brazil Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva in the framework of anti-corruption investigation. About it reports Reuters referring to the informed source Reuters.

According to the Agency, it is about the investigation of corruption in state oil company Petrobras. It is noted that Silva was taken in for questioning.

Luiz inácio Lula da Silva — 35th President of Brazil. He led the country from 1 January 2003 to 1 January 2011.