Brazilian police question ex-president in corruption probe

March 4, 2016 12:33 PM

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian police on Friday were questioning former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and searching his home and other buildings linked to him, one of the most dramatic developments yet in the sprawling corruption case at the oil giant Petrobras.

Silva’s spokesman, Jose Crispiniano, confirmed that police were at addresses belonging to Silva, including his residence in Sao Bernardo do Campo in the greater Sao Paulo area and the Instituto Lula, his nonprofit organization. Crispiniano said Silva was speaking to investigators at the federal poli...

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