Superior Court Orders Release of Black College Student Who Claims He Was Framed

The marketing student was arrested on drug trafficking charges, but according to the family, the flagrante delicto was forged by the PM. After an appeal was rejected the young man, appealed to the Federal Superior Court (STJ).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Almost two months ago, young Gabriel Apolinário, 18, was forced to change his address. After being arrested by state police officers in Jardim São Luís, in São Paulo's southern zone, he left the apartment where he lived with his parents, a few kilometers from where he was approached, towards the Belém II Provisional Detention Center, in the eastern part of the capital.

The marketing student was arrested on drug trafficking charges, but according to the family, the flagrante delicto was forged by the PM. After his first appeal was rejected . . .

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