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Eduardo Victor killing: Police held for 'planting gun'

With the Rio Olympics less than a year away, violence on the city's streets has - once again - come into sharp focus.

Clashes between police and drugs gangs have intensified following the killing of 17 year-old Eduardo Victor.

Five military policemen have been arrested after video emerged which appeared to show the officers doctoring the crime scene, and placing a gun in the dead teenager's hand.

The BBC's Wyre Davies reports.

  • 03 Oct 2015
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