Commander is exonerated on the day of the death of 2 PMs from the Federal District by Covid-19

Covid-19 killed two members of the Military Police of the Federal District (PMDF) this Friday (2/4), one of whom was active. On the same day, the vaccination of colonels at the top of the corporation surfaced, which aroused the disapproval of the 8,000 squares that have not yet taken the immunizer and are at the forefront of fighting crime. The information was revealed by the Metropolises.

Through the social networks, the troop lamented the losses of Sergeant Renato (featured photo), from the PMDF Squares Training and Improvement Center (Cfap), and from the 2nd sergeant Roberto, from the 11th Battalion of Samambaia.

Sergeant Renato was admitted to the Hospital Maria Auxiliadora. On Friday (2/4), he was buried in the Taguatinga Cemetery.

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According to police reports on social networks, the 2nd sergeant Roberto was away from the service due to the infection by Covid-19.

The 2nd sergeant sought help from the PMDF medical service. But initially, the service team would have avoided hospitalization. The military would have insisted. Faced with the worsening of his health condition, he was referred to Maria Auxiliadora, but he did not survive.

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The troop lost the 2nd SGT Roberto, from the 11th Battalion of Samambaia, victim of Covid-19Material provided to Metrópoles


According to members of the troop, Covid-19 killed Sergeant Renato Material provided to Metrópoles


Hours after Metropolises to reveal the vaccination of officers, Colonel Julian Rocha Pontes, 47, was exonerated from the position of commander of the PMDF. The dismissal was published in an extra edition of the Federal Official Gazette (DODF).

Colonel Pontes’ departure was already expected due to the change in command of the DF Public Security Secretariat, but it ended up accelerated after the vaccination was revealed.

After the resignation, the former commander said his attitude did not break the law. “It may have been inopportune, but it was not illegal,” he argued.

Also on Friday (2/4), Colonel Márcio Cavalcante de Vasconcelos was appointed commander-general of the PMDF.

On the death of the two PMs, the Military Police informed that “it is taking all the necessary measures, according to the protocols, to prevent the contagion of the disease”.

PMDF also released two links with services and information for troops during the pandemic. Click here or at this point to access.

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