Prisoners of Tapauá station make riot and take municipal guard hostage

A reinforcement of police was sent to the municipality to 14h.
29/11/2017 15h25 - Updated 30/11/2017 15h29
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AM POST Writing

Prisoners from the police station in the municipality of Tapauá, remote has 449 kilometers from Manaus made the municipal guard, identified as Daniel Batalha, hostage over a riot occurred on Wednesday (29). The information was confirmed by the Department of Public Safety (SSP-AM).

The inmates were armed with submachine and with machete. A reinforcement of police was sent to the municipality to 14h.

"Will people die here. If you do not get human rights, You will die here. We are fed up ". Those were the words spoken by an inmate in a video recorded during the rebellion.

According to preliminary information, they claim improvements in the police station of the structure and also in food intended for prisoners. however, the reason for the rebellion and the number of prisoners involved have not been confirmed by the authorities.


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