In the capital city of Brasília, Federal prosecutors on Thursday indicted former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and six others for obstruction of justice. The indictment stems from a sweeping investigation of corruption at state-run oil company Petrobras. Lula and the others are accused of attempting to buy the silence of a key witness in the investigation. Lawyers for Lula and the others indicted Thursday said the indictment was politically motivated.
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