Brazil drug lord accused of deadly jail riot seized

Brazil drug lord accused of deadly jail riot seized
 

Police in Brazil have arrested a drug lord accused of ordering a deadly prison riot on New Year's Day.
Nine inmates were killed and 14 injured during the unrest at a prison in the central state of Goias.
Stephan de Souza Vieira, 34, was seized a luxury flat in the state of Rio de Janeiro. He had been on the run from the jail since November.
He is a leader of the Red Command criminal gang with drug interests across Brazil, police say.
Vieira, also known as BH, had been serving a 26-year sentence for drug trafficking when he escaped from the Aparecida de Goiania jail.
Police say that he... read more

 
7 January 2018 in World News, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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