Brazil: Cartel drug lord detained on way to World Cup match

Posted on June 18, 2014 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Drug Activity, Mexico, Organized Crime

Jose Diaz Barajas Detained reported the 49 year old Brajas was arrested yesterday in Rio de Janero, while trying to catch a flight to Fortaleza in order to watch the Mexican national soccer team play against the tournament favourite, Brazil. According to Bloomberg, Luiz Cravo Dorea, head of international cooperation at the Federal Police, says that FIFA informed the authorities that Barajas was travelling to the game with his wife and two children. Read Article

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