Police Operation Against Militia in Rio: Daily

By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter,

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two militia members have already been arrested at the beginning of a Civil Police operation that started at 4AM on Thursday. Approximately 150 police officers were involved in Operation Pandora, arresting more suspects in connection with the militias in Campo Grande, in Rio's Zona Oeste (West Zone).

One of the suspects is the retired Civil Police officer Bastos de Souza, who worked at the Internal Affairs Department and passed . . .

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