The Agency “Agency France-Presse” reports that on the eight of November the eight of the Brazil police successfully completed the operation conducted against drug trafficking, who even being besieged in one of the poorest areas of Rio de Janeiro refused to surrender to surrender.
So Mariu Sergei Duarti – the head of the military police said that as planned, his people were able to take control at all points of Alemaau, as for the process of the operation itself, it was completed without special complications.
It is worth noting that helicopters, tanks, as well as more than two and a half thousand police officers took part in it. Duarti also notes that in Alemao representatives of the authorities did not meet as strong resistance as they expected.
In total, according to police, in this area, five hundred to six hundred drug dealers were hidden in this area. The operation was started at about eight in the morning local time.
Recall that large raids directed against the poorest regions of Rio drug dealerships were held in the mid -twenties of the current month. Then, during the shootings between law enforcement agencies and criminals, more than thirty people died, most of which were drug dealers. In connection with the complicated position in the city, tanks and armored personnel carriers were brought out on its streets.
Today at least two million people live in the Favels of Rio de Janeiro, four hundred thousand of whom are the inhabitants of the slum of Alemao alone. The Brazilian government undertook to destroy crime, which was necessary for two major sports events, namely the World Cup and Summer Olympic Games, which were planned for 2014, which should be held in 2016.