The new Brazilian government of the radical right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro has sent soldiers in the North-East of the country against the recent violence of criminal gangs. The Minister of justice Sérgio Moro've ordered 300 soldiers for the next 30 days in the state of ceará, the Ministry announced on Friday.
The use was justified by the increasing number of attacks by "criminal organisations" on buses and public buildings. The Governor of the Federal state with nine million inhabitants, have asked the government to provide military support.
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In Ceara were killed in attacks last, a man and two other people were injured. Some 45 Suspects were arrested according to the authorities. In the case of the attacks was shot with local authorities, according to a Bank employee. Buses and the tank had been fired stations, and public buildings destroyed.
Brazilian media reported with reference to government sources, criminal gangs were for the incidents responsible. The gangs want to protest, therefore, against a worsening of prison conditions, which make it difficult for you to take control of the drug trade in the prisons. Bolsonaro had made in the election campaign, internal security is a Central theme of his campaign. (roy/SDA)
Created: 05.01.2019, 03:48 PM