Civil Police from the 84th Precinct of Formoso do Araguaia, with the support of agents from the Civil Police Precinct of Porto Alegre do Norte, in Mato Grosso, carried out on the morning of this Thursday, 1st, the arrest of a 66-year-old man, who is a fugitive from justice in Mato Grosso, for 18 years for the crime of murder.
The chief delegate of the 84th DP, Thuanny Rúbia Ferreira da Silva, who coordinated the action, reported that the elderly man was residing in the rural area of Formoso do Araguaia, where he worked as a machine operator. He had married and led a life above suspicion in the state of Tocantins, where he moved after the crime committed in the city of Porto Alegre do Norte, in 2004.
“After sharing information with the Civil Police of Mato Grosso, we were informed that an elderly man who had escaped from justice in that state for murder was hiding in the region of Formoso do Araguaia, and there was an open preventive arrest warrant against the man”, explained Deputy Thanny.
Aware of the information, the civil police officers of the 84th DP began the investigation and after intense investigative work in the forest region, they managed to locate the man and arrest him. Conducted to the headquarters of the Police Unit, the fugitive from justice was submitted to the appropriate legal procedures, at which time the police authority complied with the pending court order.
Then, the individual was taken to the Gurupi Penal Unit, where he will remain at the disposal of the Judiciary.