Brazil Police

Police in Rio seek 10 suspects in gang-rape of woman

Police in Brazil are looking for at least 10 men in connection with the gang-rape of a woman on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro.

Oct 25, 2016, 10:51 AM IST
Rio Olympics ticket-touting case: Brazil Police to question IOC chief Thomas Bach

Rio Olympics ticket-touting case: Brazil Police to question IOC chief Thomas Bach

The police move comes just after Bach was criticised for the handling of the allegations of state sponsored doping in Russia.

Sep 10, 2016, 10:30 AM IST
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law rescued by Brazilian police unharmed

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law rescued by Brazilian police unharmed

A demand for a 168-million-euro ransom, which was made to the family through e-mail was not been paid.

Aug 01, 2016, 17:38 PM IST

Brazil: 17 killed in Sao Paulo shootings; police investigating links

Police in Brazil's biggest city said on Friday they are investigating the shooting deaths of at least 17 people within the span of about three hours.

Aug 14, 2015, 20:28 PM IST

Brazil police take statements in Petrobras probe

 Brazilian police Saturday began questioning some two dozen people arrested in the course of a wide-ranging probe into allegations of a multi-billion-dollar kickback scheme at state-owned oil giant Petrobras the day before.

Nov 16, 2014, 03:09 AM IST

FIFA World Cup: Hackers post fake bomb threat from Brazil Police`s Twitter handle

FIFA World Cup — Plagued with protests and riots, Brazil`s federal police had to go into overdrive on Saturday to quell rumours of a bomb threat at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte, where Brazil played its Round of 16 game against Chile.

Jun 29, 2014, 00:43 AM IST

Brazil police prevent protest near Maracana stadium

Brazilian police used pepper spray to prevent some 200 protestors from getting near Rio de Janeiro`s Maracana stadium Sunday during the Argentina-Bosnia World Cup game.

Jun 16, 2014, 06:41 AM IST

Brazil names 46 suspects in money-laundering, drug probe

Police in Brazil have named 46 people, including an ex-executive at oil giant Petrobras, as suspects in an alleged USD 4.5 billion money laundering and drug operation, officials have said.

Apr 17, 2014, 15:15 PM IST

Five Brazilian cops arrested for journalists` murders

Five Brazilian police officers have been arrested for their suspected role in the murders of journalist Rodrigo Neto de Faria and press photographer Walgney Carvalho, the daily Folha de Sao Paulo said.

Apr 29, 2013, 10:40 AM IST

Brazil police mistake Bible for gun and kill man

Law enforcement officials say a police officer in southeastern Brazil shot and killed a garbage collector after mistaking the Bible he was carrying for a gun.

Dec 28, 2012, 21:15 PM IST

Brazil police arrest suspects in Amazon killings

Para is where activists Jose Claudio Ribeiro da Silva and his wife were killed in May while trying to help landless families.

Sep 19, 2011, 18:20 PM IST

Brazil Police, drug gangs clash; 21 dead

Brazilian police used armoured tanks to launch massive crackdown on gangs.

Nov 25, 2010, 09:51 AM IST

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