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Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:48 - Updated Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:08

Police arrest 15 suspected robbers in Carnival

Luanda - At least fifteen citizens suspected of theft of various articles and monetary values were detained during the central Carnival parade, in Luanda, on Nova Marginal.

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Regarding the equal period of 2019, the corporation registered a decrease of 3 cases.

The detainees are being charged of attempted theft, theft of mobile phones, undisclosed monetary values and use of narcotic drugs, contempt of authority and illegal possession of a firearm.
The balance of health services registered 115 cases, 90 of which on the day of the central parade, with emphasis on a woman who is part of a carnival group, helped in childbirth labor.

This citizen was immediately evacuated to a public maternity hospital in the capital, where she had a normal birth.

Fainting due to hypoglycemia, feverish symptoms and abdominal pain, all treated at the local, stood out among the registered cases.

During the event, more than five thousand leaflets of prevention instructions for HIV, COVID-19 and conjunctivitis were distributed, as well as three thousand condoms.

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