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Assault on power in Brazil: the government reveals the actions of 'trained professionals'


The Brasilia inspector said that on January 8 the police faced trained and prepared people. Important arrest in Rio de Janeiro.

The federal controller of the security of Brasilia, Ricardo Cappelli, denounced that in the assault of the Bolsonaro hordes against the powers of the State in the capital of the country on January 8, the Military Police

faced "professional" and "trained" attackers.

who were among the protesters.

In parallel, the Federal Police announced the arrest on Monday morning in the state of Rio de Janeiro of

a person suspected of organizing and financing

the coup acts in Brasilia.

"Many heroes have avoided the worst. Wounded PMs (Military Police) claim they 'fought the pros'. Corporate funding? Battlefield-trained scammers? A true criminal organization. The night of the 8th

not yet It's over

. We're going to the end," Cappelli, who was appointed intervener after the attacks, tweeted Sunday night.

According to the official, "they faced professional men among the demonstrators, trained and prepared people, who

had notions of shock tactics,

who had

their own teams to return grenades

and who almost killed a policeman."

It is time to "separate the chaff from the wheat" and punish all those agents who were "accomplices" in the attempts of that coup mob, the inspector also stated during the Fantástico program on the Brazilian network Globo, according to the news agency. Europe Press.

Cappelli highlighted that

44 police officers were injured

in the brawls in Brasilia.

Bolsonaro supporters take refuge in the Planalto.

Photo: Reuters

"The 8th is not over yet. That night still has many things behind it, a lot of history behind it, a lot of research and we will take it to the end," Cappelli said.


The Federal Police reported in a statement that "a person was arrested in

Campos dos Goytacazes

(Rio de Janeiro)" and that he is fulfilling another five court orders to search and seize documents, in addition to three temporary detention orders, the news agency reported. Sputnik.

The arrest occurs within the framework of

"Operation Ulysses",

which is investigating the local leaders who blocked the routes of Campos dos Goytacazes after the elections in which former President Jair Bolsonaro was defeated.

It also seeks to find out

who organized the demonstrations

in front of the Army headquarters in the city and if these people were also behind the caravans that left Rio de Janeiro to participate in the coup attempt in Brasilia on January 8.

That day,

thousands of Bolsonaro supporters from all over Brazil

violently invaded the buildings of the National Congress, the Supreme Court and the presidential palace.

The suspects face charges of

criminal association, subverting the rule of law and incitement to the Armed Forces

against constitutional powers.

After the serious incidents, Lula ordered the intervention of Brasilia, a magistrate of the Court suspended the governor of the capital, Ibaneis Rocha, and two days ago Anderson Torres, who was Jair Bolsonaro's Minister of Justice, was arrested on his return to the country. , and he was the Secretary of Security of Brasilia when the incidents broke out, only then he had gone to Orlando, where the former president is at this time.



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Source: clarin

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