Number of bus robberies in Manaus reaches 1,3 thousand this year

Sites with the highest rates are the northern and eastern areas of the capital. Damage to utilities of R $ 379,8 one thousand, points survey.
15/07/2016 15h10 - Updated 15/07/2016 15h10
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In the first six months of this year, the ten companies that operate public transportation Manaus registered 1.344 assaults on bus, an avarage of 7 per day. The survey of the Association of the State of Amazonas Passenger Transport Companies (Sinetram), released on Thursday (14), points out damage to utilities of R $ 379,8 one thousand.
As the records, the regions with the highest crime rates in the collective are the northern and eastern areas of the capital.

In April, armed suspects surrendered passenger minibus Manaus executive transport. Two women hostages were kept. They passed by passengers. One of them carried a Bible.

Also this year, a soldier of the Military Police (PM) He was injured during an attack on a bus of public transport Manaus on Wednesday night (25) Avenida Djalma Batista, Central zone south of the capital. The PM took a glancing shot and was hit by another group that went by the local. crime suspects managed to flee.

For the president of the Union of the State of Amazonas Passenger Transport Companies (Sinetram), Carmine Furletti, the solution to reducing the number of crimes within the bus, is the use of Passafácil cards for payment of the fare.

The president also noted that law enforcement agencies need to continue working to combat this type of crime and give more security to users and employees.

Citizen Card
For the issue of citizen card, the user must go to one of Sinetram of service stations and introduce RG and CPF. The issuance of the first card is free via, from the second via the user pays a fee of $ 15.

service stations located in the PAC's and Integration Terminals, work from 8h to 18h, from Monday to Friday. The central station, located on Avenida Constantino Nery, beside T1, It runs from Monday to Friday from 7 am to 19h.

Source: G1

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