Brasília: (Shadesofgalaxy) Brazilian judicial authorities have ordered the arrest of top government officials after an attack on important government buildings in the capital city of Brasilia.
According to a foreign news agency, after supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro attacked Congress, the presidential palace and the Supreme Court, police commander Colonel Fabio Augusto was fired for failure to perform duties, while former military police commander Was arrested.
The attorney general’s office said those officers include former Brasília public security chief Anderson Torres and others responsible for actions and mistakes that led to the unrest.
Security chief Ricardo Cappelli said former chief Torres lacked command before attacking government buildings. What did change before Sunday was that Anderson Torres took over as security secretary on January 2. He removed the entire command and went on vacation. If that’s not sabotage, I don’t know what is.
Former Chief Torres, on the other hand, said he was deeply saddened by the ridiculous assumptions that he played a role in the riots, the scenes during the holidays were tragic and it was the bitterest of his personal and professional life. one day .
Also, President Lula accused security forces of “neglecting” their responsibilities in preventing “terrorist acts” in Brasilia, while government lawyers on Tuesday called on a court to investigate the riots. They called for Mr Bolsonaro’s assets to be frozen.