Criminal had been at large since June 9th; he is suspected of murdering an entire family in the Federal District and of shooting three people in Cocalzinho de Goiás
The Governor of the State of Goiás, Ronaldo Caiado, informed this Monday morning, 28, that Lazaro Barbosa, 32 years old, suspected of murdering a family in a rural area of Ceilândia Norte (DF) and of shooting people and holding hostages in the municipality of Cocalzinho de Goiás (GO), was arrested. “I have just received information from all the teams in the Cocalzinho region that Lázaro was arrested,” the governor said in a video. “As I said, it was a matter of time before our police, the most prepared in the country, captured the murderer Lázaro Barbosa. Congratulations to our security forces. You are a source of great pride for our people. Goiás is not a bandit’s Disneyland”, wrote Caiado on his Twitter. According to the governor, Lázaro was arrested in the municipality of Cocalzinho de Goiás.
In addition to Caiado, State Public Security Secretary Rodney Miranda also used social media to confirm the suspect’s arrest. “Our biggest commitment is to the safety of the good population. My thanks to all the officers who participated in this task force with such determination and determination. Tranquility is once again a reality in Girassol”, he said. The criminal is accused of murdering four people from the same family on the 9th. federal District. A fifth victim was reportedly killed in Goiás. He is still being investigated for shooting three people on the 12th in the municipality of Cocalzinho de Goiás, where the searches were concentrated. Lázaaro already has a conviction for murder in Bahia and is also wanted in the DF and Goiás for the crimes of theft, rape and illegal possession of firearms.
Okay, my people, as I said, it was a matter of time before our police, the most prepared in the country, captured the murderer Lázaro Barbosa. Congratulations to our security forces. You are a source of great pride for our people! Goiás is not a bandit’s Disneyland pic.twitter.com/pIwYWT7iYW
— Ronaldo Caiado (@ronaldocaiado) June 28, 2021