Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil: Police Officers Detained for Extortion and Corruption Charges

Posted on August 5, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Corruption, Crime, Drug Activity, Extortion, Police/Military Activity reported on August 4, 2013 that the civil police arrested six police officers in Cuiaba, accused of involvement in drug trafficking as well as protecting traffickers. Among those detained include chief of the Homicide and Protection of Persons. The chief and his wife are charged with corruption and involvement with trafficking. The remaining four officers face charges for extortion, kidnapping and drug trafficking. Wiretapping revealed to police the association of these officers. Read Article

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