Brazil, police officer arrested in murder of judge

Posted on September 29, 2011 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Police/Military Activity, Politics

A senior Brazilian police officer has been arrested on suspicion of ordering the murder of a judge who investigated police corruption. Lt Col Claudio Luiz de Oliveira was detained Tues Sept 27 here and arrest orders have been issues for at least six other policemen in the city(Rio).
Prosecutors say Col Oliveira ordered the killing to cover up another murder that his officers were accused of. Read Article

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