An associate of Bolsonaro threw grenades at police, injuring two

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A police vehicle with broken glass had to be towed after Sunday’s incident.

This Sunday, members of the Brazilian Federal Police were attacked with guns and grenades after serving an arrest warrant against former Vice President Roberto Jefferson at his home in the southern state of Rio de Janeiro.

“I’m not going to turn myself in because it seems ridiculous to me. Enough, I’m tired of being an arbitrary victim,” the former vice chancellor said in a self-recorded video during the police operation.

After resisting arrest for several hours, Roberto Jefferson, an ally of President Jair Bolsonaro, turned himself in.

Carina Oliveira, a police agent, and deputy Marcelo Villella were injured after Jefferson. will begin Grenades To avoid capture.

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