Brazil Petrobras corruption: Senator Amaral leaves prison

BBC, 02/20/2016

Brazilian Senator Delcidio do Amaral, arrested in November on charges of obstructing a corruption investigation, has left prison after a Supreme Court judge ordered his release.

It is unclear if Mr Amaral, who denies the charges, agreed to a plea bargain to testify against other suspects.

He will be allowed to resume his duties in the Senate while Congress assesses impeachment proceedings against him.

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