The defense’s main claim is that Monique is in a “serious state of depression” and, therefore, asked that a new date be set for after April 12.
The Civil Police scheduled the simulated reproduction and intimidated the couple on Tuesday afternoon (30). The warrant contained a warning that if the two “do not appear on the day, place and time determined, they will incur the crime of disobedience”.
In the petition, the lawyer André França Barreto explained that “there is not enough time for the technical assistant of the applicants to prepare the questions and participation in the act, essential to the defense”.
The boy Henry Borel, 4 years old, – Photo: Reproduction
The lawyers joined other petitions in the investigation conducted by the delegate Henrique Damasceno, holder of the 16th PD (Barra da Tijuca), who has not yet decided if he will respond to the defense’s request.
The lawyers also asked for an environmental noise report – due to the noise of a possible fall from the bed, while the couple watched television in the next room.
They also asked for the participation of a technical assistant appointed by the couple. In addition to a site survey in the apartment of the boy’s father, engineer Leniel Borel, and in the car he used to take his son to the condo on the evening of March 7.
Another requirement was related to the expertise of cell phones, due to the supposed ‘lack of seal and the proper handling of the devices’, in the apprehension carried out last Friday.
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