The politicians who face arrest include lower house speaker Eduardo Cunha, one of deposed President Dilma Rousseff's principal enemies
A demonstrator from the Avaaz organization wears a mask photograph of the former Lower House Speaker Eduardo Cunha, as he holds up fake money outside Congress in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Cunha is facing allegations of lying to congress by denying holding overseas bank accounts, and has been charged with corruption and obstruction of justice. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres), photo: AP/Eraldo Peres
07 of June 2016 13:28:37
RIO DE JANEIRO — A leading newspaper says Brazil's top prosecutor is asking the country's highest court to arrest senior politicians for allegedly obstructing a corruption investigation into state oil company Petrobras.