The convict was trying to leave the unit by jumping over a side fence when he was stopped by José Parada Neto prison agents
A prisoner from the semi-open ward of José Parada Neto prison in Guarulhos I tried to flee this Friday, 16. Two men in an Eco Sport vehicle were waiting for the fugitive outside the prison. The convict was trying to leave the unit by jumping over a side fence when he was stopped by prison agents. An escort vehicle from the Department of Penitentiary Administration (SAP) went to find the car that would support the escape, but they were surprised by gunfire and fought back. According to information from SAP, the pair abandoned the vehicle near the unit, on the Presidente Dutra Highway, and tried to flee from the agents. During the escape, both ended up being shot by Penitentiary Escort and Surveillance Officers (AEVPs) and died near the highway. The Military Police was called in and the location preserved for the arrival of the Civil Police expertise. “The unit operates within the standards of safety and discipline”, says the secretariat.