There are major unanswered questions here. Who exactly was arrested and targeted during these raids? What evidence did the police have to support these warrants? While protecting the lives of innocent public officials is paramount, the federal police in Brazil have a reputation for brutality and violence against uninvolved civilians. More information is needed before the crackdown on a supposed gang plot can be celebrated.
Brazil is under a siege of terror from gang violence. The attacks against innocent civilians and government officials are brutally premeditated. Anyone who stands against gangs or corruption, like Senator Moro, is at increased risk. The police are doing a fantastic job with the resources they have. Raids like this should be given even more support to take down dangerous gangs.