Brazil's chief prosecutor asked the Supreme Court Monday to authorize a corruption investigation of opposition leader Aecio Neves, one of embattled President Dilma Rousseff's top rivals.
Chief prosecutor Rodrigo Janot wants to investigate Neves over allegations he took bribes from a corruption scheme at a state electricity company, a case linked to a wider scandal centered on state oil giant Petrobras, an adviser to the prosecutor told AFP.
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