RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The government of Ceará has suspended for 120 days 167 state police officers (PM) who are being investigated for taking part in the protest for salary readjustment that paralyzed part of the PMs' operations in the state. They will be required to turn in their badges, weapons, handcuffs and any device identifying the unit to which they belong, in addition to being taken off the payroll for the period.

Since Tuesday night, February 18th, at least ten State Police headquarters have been Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here