Two more people were arrested for trying to put out the Olympic torch

Both cases occurred in Paraná on Wednesday(29).
30/06/2016 17h43 - Updated 30/06/2016 17h43
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After the case of the young man who was arrested in Maracaju, in Mato Grosso do Sul, by trying to put out the Olympic torch with a bucket of water, police registered two more arrests attempts of people who tried to put out the flame. Both cases occurred in Paraná on Wednesday. In the afternoon, a woman had been held by the Municipal Guard and Maringa, at night, a boy tried to put out the torch with a fire extinguisher in Cascavel.

in Maringa, the case happened on Columbus Avenue. According Paraná Portal information, the woman approached the torch driver and tried to put out the flame with a poster, which was written “Out, To fear”. A group protesting against the president of the government in office in a location where the relay was happening. She was arrested by the Municipal Guard, forwarded to the police station of civilian police and released after paying bail corresponding to the minimum wage. She was charged with attempted damage against public property and contempt of authority.

however, the most curious case happened in Cascavel. After the bucket of water and the poster, a citizen tried to use a fire extinguisher to put out the Olympic torch. After firing the jet extinguisher against the torch, the boy caused a great confusion in the Plaza Italia, located on the avenue Brazil, where the case occurred. According to the portal site Catve, the young, identified as Daniel, He was arrested by the National Strength and security of the event.

The first case of attempt to extinguish the Olympic flame in Brazil occurred in Maracaju, in Mato Grosso do Sul. In this ocasion, a boy of 27 years approached the drivers and tried to put out the torch distance, with a bucket of water. He managed to escape but, with the help of witnesses, police identified the man and arrested him at his home.

Source: Estadão

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