Some suspect Adriano da Nóbrega was ‘key piece’ in discovering who ordered Franco’s killingFriends and relatives of the murdered Brazilian politician Marielle Franco are demanding answers after Adriano da Nóbrega – a notorious hitman, whose gang of contract killers is suspected of involvement in her assassination – was gunned down by police in the north-east of the country.Nóbrega, an ex-special forces police captain, also had close links to the family of the far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro. Nóbrega was killed by police on Sunday in Bahia state where he had been on the run. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/09/hitman-with-links-to-marielle-francos-killed-by-police
Author : Dom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro and Sam Cowie in São Paulo
Publish date : 2020-02-09 20:52:16
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