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Pandemic probe: Brazil police raid Rio governor's residence

Pandemic probe: Brazil police raid Rio governor's residenceBrazilian police targeted a staunch opponent of President Jair Bolsonaro’s push to lift measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in one of the world’s disease hot spots, searching the residence of the Rio de Janeiro state governor on Tuesday. The federal prosecutor´s office said in a statement that Gov. Wilson Witzel, a former federal judge, was personally targeted by the 12 search and seizure warrants in Rio and Sao Paulo states. Witzel has promised eight emergency field hospitals, but only one, near the Maracaná football stadium, has opened.



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