Lula: Former Brazilian president surrenders to police

Lula: Former Brazilian president surrenders to police
 

Brazil's former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has surrendered to police to begin serving a 12-year sentence for corruption.
It follows a two-day stand-off that saw him take refuge in a steelworkers' union building after missing a court deadline to hand himself in.
The 72-year-old walked out of the building near Sao Paolo and was taken away by police cars.
Scores of supporters had earlier blocked his car from leaving the scene.
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7 April 2018 in World News, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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