"Two former police officers are reported to have been arrested suspected of murder of the brazilian activist and lokalpolitikern Marielle Franco. The policemen are the first people to be arrested in the case."
"on Tuesday arrested two police officers for the murder of Mrs Franco and her chauffeur. One of the arrested is suspected to have fired the fatal shots, the other for having driven the car from which the shots were fired from, reports AFP referring to local media."
"– Two police officers was apprehended with a direct link to the crime. Thanks to the arrests, we approach a solution to the case, says a police spokesman told Reuters."
"the Leftist Marielle Franco was murdered in Rio de Janeiro a year ago. She was shot dead with several bullets to the head from a passing car in what appeared to be a professionally done murder. Kulhylsorna that was found after the shooting came from the police, but the ammunition had, according to one minister, been stolen from the police several years earlier."
"Marielle Franco was especially known for fighting for black and gay rights, but also to openly criticize police brutality in Rio's poor townships. Something that according to Franco's colleagues led to the that she was murdered."