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Operation led by the Federal Police targets illegal fishing in the Vale do Javari region

Credit: Federal Police/Reproduction

6 Aug 22

Dom and Bruno’s case: three new suspects arrested

Federal Police agents served seven preventive arrest warrants and ten search and seizure warrants in an operation in Vale do Javari [Javari Valley] (AM), region where the murder of indigenous expert Bruno Pereira and British journalist Dom Phillips happened, in June. Three suspected of participating in the concealment of the victims’ bodies were arrested, all relatives of Amarildo Costa de Oliveira, who is under detention since July 9.

The targets of the Federal Police action, carried out in the Amazonian municipalities of Atalaia do Norte and Benjamin Constant, are suspected of being part of a gang dedicated to illegal fishing in Vale do Javari.

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