Outrage at Spraying of Dog in Rocinha: Daily

Stephen Eisenhammer, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A member of the military police was photographed spraying a dog in the eyes with pepper spray while on patrol in the favela community of Rocinha, in Rio de Janeiro's Zona Sul (south zone), Sunday morning. The incident has caused public outrage, with the photograph, taken by the news agency Globo, going viral on the internet.

The picture had already been shared more than 12,000 times and received more than 3,700 comments by PM Sunday evening.

The commander of patrols, major Edson Santos, said he wants to hear . . .

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