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Brasilia riots: After right-wing rebellion Prime Minister Lula sacked army chief, accused of supporting rioters, know what’s going on



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Lula sacks Brazilian army chief after right-wing rebellion
The commander had prevented the police from detaining suspected rioters
On January 8, supporters of the former president created a row in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil.

Brasília: Riots in Brasilia, Brazil’s capital, on January 8, 2009, followed allegations that the army chief tried to shield right-wing rioters from arrest.Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been sacked . According to the Guardian report, General Júlio Cesar de Arruda was removed from his post on Saturday. Julio played his role at the end of December.

Lula supporters claim Julio, politically aligned with Bolsonaro, allegedly prevented police from detaining suspected rioters who had taken refuge in a camp outside Brasilia’s army headquarters the night of the attack. Let us tell you that after the presidential election on October 30, former President Bolsonaro refused to accept defeat, after which on January 8, supporters of former President Bolsonaro in Brazil ransacked the presidential palace. , Congress, the Supreme Court and slogans were raised against the current President Lula da Silva. Thousands of protesters dressed in yellow and green in the capital have created a row across the country.

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More than 400 people were arrested in this whole rebellion. To control the situation, the police had to throw tear gas canisters, but even then the protesters overpowered the police. Lula’s administration called the riot an attempted coup.

Keywords: Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, violent riots