Prisoners Spend Days Handcuffed in Vehicles in Front of Police Stations in Porto Alegre

At least three prisoners were reported to have been in this situation for five days while nine other prisoners were kept in the building's cells.

By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The precincts on duty in Porto Alegre have again maintained prisoners in cars.

On Sunday night (21st) there were 12 people detained until 6:30 pm in police cars parked in front of the Police Palace, where the 2nd Police Station is located.

At least three prisoners were reported to have been in this situation for five days while nine other prisoners were kept in the building's cells.

In the 3rd DPPA - Police Department of Emergency Care - in the Navegantes neighborhood, North of the state Capital, there were another 12 . . .

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