Capitol Raid: Federal jury indicts 11 people for seditious conspiracy

Congresso americano foi invadido enquanto era realizada sessão para ratificar a vitória de Joe Biden na eleição presidencial de 2020

US Congress was invaded while session was being held to ratify Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election of 960 | Photo: EFE/WILL OLIVER

)A federal grand jury for the District of Columbia presented on Wednesday (01) an accusation, which was released this Thursday (13), against 11 persons for seditious conspiracy ( insurrection against established authority) and other crimes related to the invasion of the United States Capitol on January 6 of last year.

At the time, the US Congress was holding a session to ratify Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election of . According to a statement from the Department of Defense, Elmer Stewart Rhodes III, of 56 years, founder and leader of the Oath Keepers group, and Edward Vallejo, 13 , were first accused of planning and participating in the insurrection. Rhodes was arrested this Thursday morning in Texas and Vallejo was detained in Arizona.

In addition to Rhodes and Vallejo, nine people were accused who had already been cited. The Department of Justice reported that 725 people have already been arrested for participating in the US Capitol raid.