Anderson Torres is accused of colluding in the storming of Brazil’s congress on 8 January.
An expected new wave of pro-Bolsonaro protests that had the authorities on edge has failed to materialise.
Concerns about more protests have prompted a heavy security forces deployment in Brasilia.
Brasília’s former public security chief was blamed for leaving local forces without leadership.
The BBC’s Analysis editor looks at the recent history behind Sunday’s riots in the Brazilian capital.
The BBC’s Katy Watson speaks to people in São Paulo who condemn the storming of Congress on Sunday.
While much has been said about Bolsonaro’s loss, this is more about the man he lost to – Lula.
Brazil mourns the loss of key parts of its artistic collection damaged by rioters.
Thousands of protesters ransacked the Congress, presidential palace, and Supreme Court in Brasília.
The moment supporters of Brazil’s far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro storm the Supreme Court.
The footballing legend was laid to rest after a huge procession through the streets of Santos.
Brazilian football legend Pelé’s coffin has been taken to the stadium of his former club Santos.
The 77-year-old says he will rebuild a country his predecessor had reduced to “terrible ruins”.
Brazil’s new president travelled in an open-topped car and waved to people lining the streets.
With only days to go until Lula is sworn in as president, some of his opponents refuse to accept defeat.
Supporters of outgoing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro clash with police in the capital Brasilia.
Brazil had danced into the quarter-finals of the World Cup but their dreams of a showpiece jig in the final ended in tears at Education City Stadium.
Thousands of people have been displaced after recent heavy rains in parts of the country.
Brazil head coach Tite says the high number of fouls on Neymar “has to stop” after the forward was injured in their group-stage victory over Serbia.
Brazil have won football’s biggest prize a record five times but still harbour their own stories of World Cup hurt.
Jair Bolsonaro, who narrowly lost, has not spoken publicly since his election defeat.
The leftist who led Brazil in 2003-2011 makes a dramatic return – but unity may prove elusive.
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva returns to power after narrowly winning the country’s presidential election.
Poverty is a huge election issue as many Brazilians struggle amid the cost of living crisis.
President Bolsonaro faces rival Lula da Silva in a second-round run-off on 30 October.
Some say the future of the largest rainforest in the world depends on who becomes Brazil’s president.
Lula and Bolsonaro go head-to-head after a closer than expected first-round result.
For many voters in Brazil, the election is as much about who they want to keep out as who they want in.
President Bolsonaro says the voting machines used in Brazil are prone to fraud, but hasn’t provided evidence.
As Brazil’s election – and the World Cup – approach, the famous yellow shirt is being politicised.