Brazilian Senate Employee Charged With Drug Trafficking Surrenders to Police

With a salary of R$28,000, Rodrigo Santos Ramos is employed by the Technical Advisory Board of the General Directorate and was considered a fugitive from justice.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A Brazilian Senate worker investigated for involvement in drug trafficking surrendered to the Federal District Civil Police on Wednesday night, July 3rd.

Rodrigo Santos Ramos, employed at the Technical Advisory Office of the General Directorate, since February 2019, was considered a fugitive by the police, after not having appeared to give testimony at the Coordination for Repression of Drugs (Cord). He was remanded into custody by the court.

According to the Transparency Portal, the worker receives a monthly salary of R$28,000. Ramos and Lucas Ribeiro Pereira, 32 years old, employees of the Federal Audit . . .

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