Quote:Early in the morning on Sunday 23rd 2014, town residents known as Green Village at Fair Set X found the head of a man in a plastic bag in front of a residence located on the C17 street in Feira de Santana in Bahia (116 km from Salvador).
The victim was identified by family members as Marcelo Roberto Pinho who lived on the street Augusto dos Anjos Barrio New Street. Police Garrison Giro’s 67th Military Police Company Independent (CIPM) were deployed to the scene. According to Sergeant PM Joselito, the wife of Marcelo reported that he left around 11 am Saturday 22nd, to work in a tire repair shop located in New Town Street when he was kidnapped by four men who were in a black vehicle. The sergeant also said that the victim’s wife had received a phone call from the kidnappers telling her of the kidnapping. The kidnapper told where the head and the torso and the legs could be found in the city. They also reported that the arms are in Feira de Santana, but did not describe the location. Police Station Police Homicide and Protection of Persons (DHPP) together with experts from the Department of Technical Police (DPT) located the place where the head was found and forwarded to the DPT. Initial police surveys indicate that the crime was motivated by drug trafficking because the place where the head was found, resides a family of a dealer who controls the drug trade in the town. The victim had allegedly belonged to rival gang . Police are investigating the case.