evangelical former pastor is arrested suspected of leading the gang of bank robberiesAccording to police the evangelical pastor used money from vehicles and luxury travel.
Repression Special Groups Integrated Tactical (Tiger) arrested seven people suspected of kidnapping managers to rob banks in Parana and Santa Catarina. The head of the gang, according to the Tiger, It is an evangelical former pastor.
With suspects, police seized vehicles and almost R $ 250 one thousand, plus a rifle, pistols, revolver, ammunition and 3,8 kilos of crack. The operation lasted two months and was triggered in Curitiba, in Matinhos, the state's coast, in Ponta Grossa, in Paraná and Minas fields in Itajaí, in Santa Catarina.
Even as Tiger, the head of the gang spent part of the money on new cars and luxury travel. “It has a great ease to communicate, to meet people. It was he who organized and assembled groups for each of the criminal acts, maintaining its rigid core”, says the officer in charge of investigations, Luiz Fernando Artigas.
O group, says the delegate, It was extremely well organized and dividivida: some had the task of researching the lives of victims, the other kidnapped and held captive and the leader accompanied the manager to the bank.
The relatives of the victims also were under the power of the criminals until the money was stolen, yet according to the police. At least two kidnappings, in Jaguariaíva, Paraná in Campos Gerais, and Matinhos, It was performed by the gang thereby.
Four persons investigated are considered runaway by police.