Marielle Franco’s Family Opposes Federal Police Investigation of Assassination

According to the city councilor's family, the minister has always shown little interest in investigating the crime.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The family of city councilor Marielle Franco, who was murdered in March 2018, published a statement in which they disagree with Sérgio Moro, the Minister of Justice, who now advocates the federalization of investigations into the death of the politician and her driver Anderson Gomes.

"The Prosecutor's Office of the State of Rio de Janeiro has made significant progress and that is why we are in favor of the institution remaining in . . .

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