Ten Brazilian Police Officers charged in murder of Favela resident

Posted on October 3, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Corruption, Crime, Police/Military Activity

bbc.co.uk reported that ten Brazilian police officers have been charged with murdering Amarildo de Souza, a bricklayer who lived in Rio de Janeiro’s biggest shanty town Rocinha, two months ago. Mr Souza, 43, has not been seen since 14 July, when he was taken by police officers who were investigating drug-trafficking activities at the favela. The officers deny any involvement. Read Article

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