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Top cops accused of selling information to drug traffickers to be released from jail to house arrest

A month since their detention as part of Operation Achilles into the sale of police information to drug traffickers, former top cops Dias Santos and Ricardo Macedo have heard they will be released from jail to house arrest – though when depends on when ‘superjudge’ Carlos Alexandre studies social reinsertion reports. The men were arrested following a two-year investigation centring on corruption, money-laundering and drug-trafficking within the PJ police force (click here).