Brazilian police makes arrest at former president’s home

Brasilia, March 4 (IANS) Brazilian police on Friday searched the home of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in a probe into a corruption scheme, the media reported.

Federal police officer Jose Cyrispiniano said the police were at addresses belonging to Silva, including the Instituto Lula, his nonprofit organisation, Xinhua reported.

Brazil’s O Globo news network released images of police officials around a building they said was Silva’s residence in Sao Bernardo de Campo, in greater Sao Paulo.

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