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From jail, crime bosses blow up bridges and set petrol stations on fire

From jail, crime bosses blow up bridges and set petrol stations on fire
Friday 18
23:0 2019

Petrol stations set alight, bridges blown up and police stations torched are just a few of the ways crime bosses in Brazil are flexing their muscles from within the confines of their prison walls. The recent orders of destruction from the powerful inmates came after authorities led a crackdown on living conditions for those behind bars. But the recent week-long violence in the northeastern city of Fortaleza has now compelled a group of Brazil's senior regional justice ministers to call for gang attacks on infrastructure to be reclassified as terrorism. This would ensure much tougher sentences, with those responsible being ...

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Summary: Petrol stations set alight, bridges blown up and police stations torched are just a few of the ways crime bosses in Brazil are flexing their muscles from within the confines of their prison walls.

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