New people denounced by the PGR will respond for incitement and criminal association for the acts of January 8.| Photo: Andre Borges/EFE

The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) denounced over 100 people for alleged involvement in the acts of January 8 in Brasilia, which culminated in the invasion and depredation of the headquarters of the Three Powers. The petitions were filed on Wednesday (15) and released in the early afternoon of this Thursday (16).

According to the attorney general’s office, the defendants must answer freely for the crimes of “incitement equivalent to the animosity of the Armed Forces against the Constitutional Powers” and criminal association, with a penalty of up to 3 years and 3 months in prison.

With the new complaints this week, the PGR has already filed complaints against 1,037 people in three groups: those who allegedly invaded and vandalized public buildings, those who allegedly advanced through police barriers and those who camped in the vicinity of the Army Headquarters.

Also according to the prosecution, the complaints are being individualized according to “the elements contained in the records” of the investigations. “At all stages of the investigation process, the MPF respected the guarantee of ample defense and adversary proceedings, under the terms of article LV, of the Federal Constitution, in order to balance these principles with efficiency in criminal prosecution”, completes the PGR.