Thursday, November 30, 2023

Lula summoned ministers to discuss security in Rio in Brazil

Citing official sources, the G1 portal assures that, among others, the ministers Flávio Dino (Justice and Public Security) and José Múcio (Defense) and the general director of the Federal Police (PF), Andrei Passos, activated.

The idea is that the Union sent soldiers and PF agents to Rio without formal federal intervention.

According to the ministers, in that meeting, Lula will explain what the joint action is, and the idea is to explain, from the beginning, that the request was made by the governor of Rio, Cláudio Castro, and the federal government will act as reinforcement.

Also at the meeting, the start date of the federal action, the division of teams, and the mission of each body in that assistance should be explained.

The executive secretary of the Ministry of Justice, Ricardo Cappelli, announced on the Valdo Cruz blog, of G1, that the federal government will expand the intelligence work of the PF in the fight against organized crime in Rio.

Likewise, the action of the National Force, together with the Federal Highway Police,

About 35 buses and a train were set on fire on October 23 after being set on fire by a criminal gang in Rio to challenge the police, who killed one of their leaders.

According to the River Bus Company, that was the day with the most buses burned in the city’s history. Other cars and tires were also set on fire, closing various roads in neighborhoods such as Campo Grande, Santa Cruz, Patience, Guaratiba, Sepetiba, Cosmos, Recreio, Inhoaíba, Barra, Tanque, and Campinho.

At least 12 suspects in the attack have been arrested. Castro described the attack against the transport as a terrorist attack.

Likewise, a train leaving Santa Cruz, headed for Central, was set on fire by bandits near the Tancredo Neves station.

Rio’s so-called militias, mostly made up of agents and former police officers, are a threat to state security.

Originally formed as self-defense forces for poor neighborhoods, they evolved into criminal gangs.

The attacks were in retaliation for the death of the nephew of the leader of the Zinho militia in the community of Tres Puentes.

Matheus da Silva Rezende, known as Teteu and Faustão, was appointed as number two in the hierarchy of the militia commanded by his uncle, and was killed during an exchange of fire with the Civil Police.

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