Police Recreate Assassination of Rio Councilwoman Marielle Franco

Public Security Minister, Raul Jungmann, admitted there is evidence of the participation of a lawmaker and police officers in the murder.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – An extensive security scheme was set up on Thursday night in the center of Rio de Janeiro to recreate the assassination of councilwoman Marielle Franco and her driver Anderson Gomes, on March 14th. Real bullets were used during the more than five hours of recreation of the assassination scene.

Police, army soldiers and four eyewitnesses recreated the assassination scene, while bystanders, including local and foreign . . .

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