April 20, 2004
Case: Samuel Román
Host of radio program “A voz do povo” on Radio Conquista FM in Coronel Sapucaia, near the Brazil- Paraguay border.
Around 7:00 p.m. two men on a motorcycle fired 13 times as he headed home in the Brazilian city of Coronel Sapucaia, separated from Capitán Bado by a highway.
On August 10, 2007 Eurico Mariano, the mayor of Coronel Sapucaia, Brazil, was sentenced to 17 years and 9 months in prison as the mastermind. He is appealing the sentence.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
Cleiton de Andrade Segovia, he remained at large until August 24, 2007, when he was arrested. His trial is due to be held at the Amambai Penitentiary.
Suspects not charged: (+)
Cleyton de Andrade Segovia, who is at large. He had been jailed and accused of the crime. He was granted habeas corpus, after which he fled.
Alfredo Rui Dias Arevalos, another accused, is also at large.