Brazilian army police replace

Brazilian army police replace

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The Brazilian president Michel Temer has Monday army units to Espirito Santo sent to put an end to the turmoil there.

This occurred because the police in the small state north of Rio de Janeiro Friday, the work put down to her salariseisen. The regional government says that due to the ongoing crisis, salary increases are impossible. There is no money.

The result was the strike of security guards and misdaadbestrijders. Criminals immediately saw the opportunity freely their battle to save it. Especially in and around the capital city of Vitoria, in which a total of about two million people live, flourished theft, and violence rampant.

According to local media, there are in a few days time, fifty murders are committed, a lot more than usual. A government spokesman could that number not confirm.

Public life

Schools in the area held Monday, close their doors, as well as general hospitals and public buildings. The police commander has been suspended and the government will only talk if the agents are back to work are gone.

“We can absolutely not accept that the service that public safety should ensure the population in the lurch, leave”, said governor Cesar Colnago.

He was happy with the help of Temer, the two hundred soldiers of the command has given to policing and the rule of law to restore. They start Tuesday. The Brazilian president took recently the army have also already been to the riots in a number of prisons, the head pressing.

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