Brazilian councilman is sworn in from PRISON the place he’s serving a 30-day non permanent sentence after ‘serving to burglars who impersonated cops in dwelling invasion escape’
- Brazilian politician Fábio Alves was sworn in to his Marizópolis metropolis council seat
- The ceremony passed off Friday however the 37-year-old joined in by way of video convention from the Agricóla Colónia Jail
- Alves is at present serving a 30-day non permanent sentence as a part of an investigation surrounding the theft of a businessman within the metropolis of Sousa
- He allegedly helped three suspects escape after they impersonated law enforcement officials and introduced a pretend warrant to invade the house
- The suspects reportedly stole $770 and checks from the house
A councilman was shockingly sworn in to workplace throughout a New Yr’s Day ceremony all of the whereas serving a jail sentence stemming from a theft late final 12 months in northeast Brazil.
Fábio Alves, who gained a Marizópolis municipal seat throughout November elections, has been imprisoned since December 18 after he was arrested for collaborating within the dwelling invasion theft of a businessman on October 18.
The 37-year-old politician, who obtained 194 votes to choose up the council seat, made his weird look by way of teleconference from a room on the jail, the place he’s at present serving a 30-day non permanent sentence.
He was surrounded by the Agricóla Colónia Jail’s warden and a jail guard.
Fábio Alves, who gained a Marizópolis municipal seat throughout November elections, has been imprisoned since December 18 after he was arrested for collaborating within the dwelling invasion theft of a businessman on October 18
Nonetheless picture from a surveillance digital camera exhibits three of the suspects in the course of the October 18 theft at a house in Sousa, Brazil. The assailants pretended to be officers and used a pretend warrant to enter the residence earlier than they took off with $770 and checks
Alves allegedly assisted within the escape of three males who recognized themselves as law enforcement officials once they visited the house within the metropolis of Sousa.
A nonetheless picture of the house surveillance digital camera exhibits two males carrying what seem like the native police division’s polo shirts and carrying belongings as they made their approach by means of the sufferer’s dwelling.
Brazilian politician Fábio Lopes was elected in November to the Marizópolis metropolis council. Regardless of serving a 30-temporary sentence for his alleged function in a theft, he was sworn in by way of video convention on Friday
The suspects reportedly entered the residence with a pretend search warrant and stole $770 and checks.
The gang then deserted a stolen automobile after one of many tires caught a flat, and escaped.
Abdon Lopes, who’s representing Alves within the case, informed Brazilian information outlet UOL that authorities don’t have proof linking his consumer to the theft.
‘Fábio participated within the inauguration session and voted for the election of the chairman,’ Lopes mentioned. Though it was an atypical second, it was additionally very peaceable. Fábio received emotional and didn’t wish to use his speech proper within the digital gallery.’
Lopes mentioned that Alves was arrested as a result of one of many suspects who allegedly participated within the theft was arrested at his dwelling.
Alves is the latest Brazilian officers who has reportedly ran afoul of the regulation.
Rio de Janeiro former mayor Mayor Marcelo Crivella, who misplaced a bid reelection, was arrested at his dwelling final Tuesday in reference to an alleged kickbacks scheme which pulled in at the very least $9.7million.