Judge Rui Rangel was dismissed from the judiciary

Judge Rui Rangel is accused in Operation Lex

Judge Rui Rangel is accused in Operation Lex

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Rui Rangel was expelled from the judiciary by the Superior Council of the Juducuary on Tuesday due to his involvement in the criminal case Operation Lex

The ex-wife, Judge Fatima Galante, was sanctioned with compulsory retirement.

The Judge Rui Rangel was on Tuesday dismissed from the judiciary by the Supreme Judicial Council (CSM) due to his involvement in the criminal case Operation Lex. The Judge Fatima Galante, former wife of Rui Rangel and also accused in the same case, was sanctioned with compulsory retirement.

The decision to expel the magistrate was taken by a majority of the plenary members of the Superior Council of the Judiciary with an losing vote, reveals a statement from CSM.

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