Brazil: Tourist Raped, Robbed on Rio Minibus
2 arrested after horrific attack on couple
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 1, 2013 12:03 AM CDT
Special Operations Battalion 'BOPE' police officers take part in a simulated crime situation near Rio's Maracana stadium, part of their training for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.   (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

(Newser) – Police in Rio de Janiero have arrested two men—including the driver—after a foreign tourist was raped on a minibus, the BBC reports. Police say the suspects told other passengers to leave the bus before they raped the woman repeatedly. Her boyfriend was handcuffed and badly beaten. The suspects also took the couple's credit cards and forced them to withdraw cash from bank machines, police say. Authorities in Rio are scrambling to curb violent crime before the city hosts the World Cup next year and the Olympics in 2016.

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SaturnGirl
Apr 1, 2013 9:52 AM CDT
Note to self, never travel on a bus in Brazil or India. Better yet, never travel on a bus period!
MichaelHahn
Apr 1, 2013 9:49 AM CDT
THEY MUST RECEIVE JESUS NEW HEART SPIRIT AND TAKE OLD SPIRIT AWAY! Eze 11:19 And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh: Eze 18:31 Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will ye die, O house of Israel? Eze 36:26 A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.
BenDunn
Apr 1, 2013 9:31 AM CDT
Authorities in Rio are scrambling to curb violent crime before the city hosts the World Cup next year and the Olympics in 2016. Yea,, Good luck with that! Brazil was chosen because of left politics, Not a good place to have people with money coming in by the droves, This will increase...