Rebellion in prison Roraima leaves 25 deadIn all died 25 prisoners and near 100 arrested relatives were taken hostage.
Twenty-five prisoners died yesterday (16), during a riot at the Agricultural Penitentiary of Monte Cristo, in Boa Vista, Roraima. Near 100 arrested relatives were taken hostage, but released after military police intervention.
The confrontation between the factions began during visiting hours when men of one of the wings broke the locks and broke into another wing of the prison.
According to the Military Police, among the dead, seven were beheaded and six were burned.