STJ determines Jairo Jorge’s return to Canoas City Hall | Rio Grande do Sul

STJ determines Jairo Jorge’s return to Canoas City Hall | Rio Grande do Sul
STJ determines Jairo Jorge’s return to Canoas City Hall | Rio Grande do Sul
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1 of 3 Mayor of Canoas, Jairo Jorge (PSD) — Photo: Reproduction/RBS TV
Mayor of Canoas, Jairo Jorge (PSD) — Photo: Reproduction/RBS TV

The Court determined the immediate return from politician to office. The City Council needs to be notified of the decision so that Jairo Jorge can resume work at City Hall

g1 tried to contact Jairo Jorge’s defense, but received no response. On social media, the mayor celebrated the decision. “We continue together, Canoans! The truth won”, he published.

Currently, the position is occupied by vice-mayor Nedy Marques (PP)what was elected on Jorge’s ticket, but broke politically with his former ally.

The vote of the rapporteur, Sebastião Reis Júnior, was unanimously followed by the 6th Panel of the STJ. The minister understood that the points contained in the complaint against Jairo Jorge are “past” facts and that there is no need for removal to preserve evidence because it is already included in the indictment.

Furthermore, the report points out that there was no report of new evidence or continuity of the crimes identified when Jairo Jorge resumed the mayorship after his first leave.

Sebastião Reis Júnior also pointed out that the separation lasted “excessive deadline” is that “cannot be eternalized in time”mainly in relation to the exercise of the mandate, so as not to mean an “indirect revocation”.

Since taking office on January 1, 2021, Jairo Jorge spent 693 days in office and 600 days away.

Jairo Jorge is being investigated for alleged irregularities in the hiring of outsourced cleaning and kitchen services in health units in the municipality.

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The case was being processed in the State Court, but was transferred to the federal level, being judged by the Federal Regional Court of the 4th Region (TRF-4), in Porto Alegre.

2 of 3 Jairo Jorge during an interview with Jornal do Almoço — Photo: Reproduction/RBS TV
Jairo Jorge during an interview with Jornal do Almoço — Photo: Reproduction/RBS TV

Canoas is the third largest municipality in RS, with 348 thousand inhabitants. The city is neighboring Porto Alegre.

3 of 3 Headquarters of Canoas City Hall, in the Metropolitan Region of Porto Alegre — Photo: Disclosure/Canoas City Hall
Headquarters of Canoas City Hall, in the Metropolitan Region of Porto Alegre — Photo: Disclosure/Canoas City Hall

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