terror suspect arrested in Manaus in Operation HashtagRecently man is Manaus and have sworn allegiance to the Islamic State. He was being investigated there 3 months.
A man, undisclosed identity, He was arrested in Operation Hashtag, triggered by the Federal Police, this morning (21), In Manaus. The information was confirmed by the holder of the Public Security Bureau (SSP), Sergio Fontes, during the presentation of the Olympics Integrated Security Plan 2016.
The incumbent minister, Sergio Fontes, He said the SSP was following the investigations by the Federal Police. “We knew the performance of that person. I can not talk [more] because it is in judicial secrecy. There are more people being monitored”, he said.
The secret operation is performed by the Counterterrorism Division of the Federal Police against the group, until here, It is considered the greatest threat to the Games. christened “Hashtag”, the operation investigates the possible participation of Brazilians in a criminal organization of international scope, as a cell of the Islamic state in the country. In addition to the warrants for temporary arrest of ten people, the Federal Court in Curitiba issued two warrants and forceful 19 search and seizure in the Amazon, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Paraná and Rio Grande do Sul.
According to the press office of the Federal Police, Mark Josegrei Judge Silva, the 14th Court of Paraná Federal Court, issued 12 sent to temporary detention by 30 days, and that arrests are likely to be extended for another month.
“Today, It culminated in the first operation where an alleged terrorist cell in Brazil were arrested 10 individuals. This is very important, that passed from our tracking simple comments about the Islamic State”, Alexandre de Moraes reported in an interview at the Ministry of Justice.