The images show the military policeman pushing the woman. Another policeman tries to calm the situation, but fails to contain the mood of the pm.
Residents flame military police aggression against woman with child on her lap in Salvador – Photo: Reproduction / TV Bahia
According to a report by the 3rd Independent Company of the Military Police (3rd CIPM), at around 10:20 am yesterday, military police officers from the unit were conducting rounds in the community known as casinhas, in clear water, when they found several suspects using and selling drugs. The team was received with gunshots, there was a backlash and an intense exchange of shots.
According to the PM, after the exchange of gunfire, the police were harassed by residents, including women and adolescents, to facilitate the escape of the suspects, requiring the use of force to contain the attackers. The suspects managed to flee the scene, then the police requested reinforcement from other garrisons to contain the turmoil.
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