By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 7th Battalion of Polícia Militar (PM) in São Gonçalo has, once again, found itself embroiled in scandal. Following the removal of former Lieutenant Claudio Luiz de Oliveira, suspected of ordering the murder of Judge Patricia Acioli in August of this year, the Battalion faces fresh controversy surrounding his replacement, Lieutenant Colonel Djalma Beltrami who is accused of involvement in drug trafficking.

An investigation, known as Opera . . .

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