A frightening video of prisoners in Brazil has surfaced playing football with beheaded opponents following a massive uproar that killed at least 57 inmates.
The frightening footage seems to show the barbarian prisoners proceeding against the severed heads, according to The Sun of the UK at the Altamira Regional Recovery Center in the northern state of Para.
Officials said 16 prisoners had been beheaded in a "free-for-all" round between the Rio de Janeiro-based Comando Vermelho and a local criminal group known as Comando Classe A.
"Leaders of the (Comando Classe A) set fire to a cell that belonged to one of the pavilions of the prison where members of the (Comando Vermelho) were." A statement read.
Jarbas Vasconcelos State Prison Officer said the flame had spread quickly with prisoners held in old container units that had been adjusted for detention while another building was under construction.
After the police had not entered the building for several hours, two prison staff held hostage were finally released unharmed. "It was a targeted attack. The aim was to show that it was a settlement between the two groups, not a protest or rebellion against the prison system.
Authorities found makeshift knives after the uprising but no firearms. Officers said 46 detainees were transferred to other prisons, 1
President Jair Bolsonaro was elected because he had promised to stem the rampant violence in Brazil, including in the country's often overcrowded, runaway prisons.
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