Top: Michel Temer: Brazil ex-president arrested in Rio


Former Brazilian President Michel Temer gives a speech

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Michel Temer left workplace in January

Former Brazilian President Michel Temer has been arrested in Rio de Janeiro as a part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation, native media say.

Mr Temer took over the Brazilian presidency in August 2016 following the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, and was changed in January by Jair Bolsonaro.

The previous president has constantly denied any wrongdoing.

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