According to the State Government, there was an 85% reduction in attacks throughout the Potiguar territory.
A train station was set on fire during a criminal act in Parnamirim, in Grande Natal, in the large northern river, on the night of this Saturday, 18. The attack took place around 21:40. O Fire Department investigates whether the criminals used a Molotov cocktail. No one was on site at the time of the attack. The Government of RN has so far accounted for 273 criminal acts since Tuesday, the 14th, when the first occurrence was recorded. According to the government, the actions of criminals have decreased by 85%. The data are computed and by the Regional Integrated Public Security Intelligence Center – Northeast and by the Coordination of Statistical Information and Criminal Analysis (COINE). The last balance of actions by the security forces points to the arrest of 117 suspects, 34 firearms seized. Also seized were 4 simulacra of firearms, 98 explosive devices, 26 gallons of fuel, 12 motorcycles, two cars, as well as drugs, money, ammunition and stolen goods.
This Saturday, the federal government confirmed the sending of over 100 agents of the National Security Force to the State to help combat organized crime. “We have more than 500 members of the National Force and federal forces working in Rio Grande do Norte, in aid of the state government. I have now determined the allocation of another 100 police officers,” wrote the Minister of Justice and Public Security, Flávio Dinono Twitter.