Mr. Catra is questioned by police after landing in Manaus by funk dedicated to FDN

The Rio funkeiro, denied involvement with the criminal faction North Family (FDN).
24/10/2017 16h10 - Updated 25/10/2017 18h04
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Funk singer Mr. Catra provided clarifications to the Civil Police of the Amazon on the afternoon of Monday (23) to land at Eduardo Gomes International Airport, In Manaus. The Rio funkeiro, that did show up yesterday in the city, denied involvement with the criminal faction North Family (FDN). In video released in June this year, Catra appeared extolling gunmen and NDF leaders.

According to the delegate Guilherme Torres, director of the Department of reprimand Organized Crime (DRCO), the funkeiro was notified to provide information on the funk soon after landing on the tarmac.

"We received the information that singer would come to Manaus to participate in a show. So we went to the airport and look forward to his arrival. After landing, we make the notification and we invite you to provide information”, said the delegate

According to Guilherme Torres, Catra said he does not know the criminal gang, the aforementioned people ("Ronny" and "Coquinho", drug trafficker allies João Pinto Carioca, the "John White") nor the district lacks mentioned in music. The singer claimed that he had no knowledge that the letter would be treated as condoning the crime and said, still, the video was recorded in improvisation.

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