Jair Bolsonaro to be charged with ‘intentional crime’ over over management of Covid19

Jair Bolsonaro to be charged with 'intentional crime' over over management of Covid19

Jair Bolsonaro to be charged with ‘intentional crime’ over over management of Covid19

Brazil : A panel is set to recommend mass homicide charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over his handling of the pandemic.

The senator who is leading the probe has recommended that the President should face 13 criminal charges, including homicide, for decisions that allegedly encouraged the virus’ spread and helped lead to more than 600,000 deaths.

Brazil has the second highest number of Covid19 related deaths, second only to USA.

President Bolsonaro has dismissed the Congressional inquiry as politically motivated. He has frequently spoken out against lockdowns, masks and vaccinations.