Suspected of killing Sergeant, Actor City of God movie surrenders to police

The Hudson sergeant was a routine patrol when he and other soldiers were attacked in an ambush.
31/07/2017 16h24 - Updated 1/08/2017 11h01
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The actor of the film City of God, Ivan da Silva Martins, known as Ivan da Rocinha, or Ivan, the terrible, He presented today (31), the Police Drug Enforcement. He is suspected of having participated in the death of the Military Police Sergeant, Hudson Silva de Araújo, from 46 years, in the early hours of the day 23 Of this month, in the Vidigal slum, Southern Rio. Ivan Martins is to remand ordered by the court. He arrived with the City Police by the founder of NGO Afro Reggae, José Junior, who brokered the presentation of the accused.

Ivan Martins says that has nothing to do with the crime, but it is appointed by the Civil Police, responsible for extorting money from alternative transport drivers circulating on the favela of Rocinha, which is nearby and is controlled by the same criminal gang.

The Hudson sergeant was a routine patrol on the main street of Vidigal, when he and other soldiers were attacked in an ambush. The military was shot in the head and died while being taken to the Miguel Couto Municipal Hospital, in Gávea. The Sergeant Hudson was the first policeman killed in Vidigal since the implementation of the UPP in the community 2012.

Douglas Corrêa – Agency Brazil

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