Video Shows PMs Beating up Youths in School in São Paulo’s West Zone

The local Guardianship Council reported that it will refer the denunciation to the Prosecutor's Office and the Public Defender's Office so that they may take the appropriate measures.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - State Police (PM) officers are shown in videos posted on social media beating up two youths at Emygdio de Barros State School in Jardim Bonfiglioli, West Zone of São Paulo, on Tuesday night, February 18th.

The footage shows that a police officer overpowers a boy through a chokehold. In one of the videos, a boy is seen on the ground, overpowered by a police officer. In another, one of the boys is punched in the face, controlled by a state police officer, while another officer comes from behind and sweep-kicks the boy, who then . . .

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