Tag: Crime

Brazil/Organised Crime: Police claims to have regained control over Complexo do Alemão

Over 2,600 Special Forces raided the Complexo do Alemão, a complex of 13 favela’s, were an estimated 600 gang members sought refuge after intensified police operations on Sunday. Police officials said that they met “little resistance” and claimed to have taken…

S. African police confiscate 3 tons of explosives

The South African police confiscated about 3 tons of illegal commercial explosives packed in 100 boxes on Friday during a raid on a house in Johannesburg’s South Hills.