Brazilian tycoon arrested after lawyers send prosecutors the wrong tape

A Brazilian billionaire at the center of a corruption case involving President Michel Temer has handed himself in to federal police officers in the city of Sao Paulo.A Supreme Court judge accused the tycoon, Joesley Batista, of hiding evidence he was obliged to provide as part of a plea bargain agreement.Mr Temer denied the allegations and said he was an unreliable witness.

Mr Batista is the head of the world’s largest meat-packing company, JBS.He made a secret recording of Mr Temer in May in which the president apparently admitted paying bribes to influential Brazilian politicians.