The GNR Command Beja arrested yesterday, September 8, eight subjects aged 21 and 48, on suspicion of robbery with use of firearm and attempted extortion in Beja.
In the operation two cars were intercepted each carrying four individual.
The persons are suspects of a robbery using a firearm, which took place on 8th of August in Ferreira do Alentejo and of attempted extortion perpetrated on Monday, September 5, in Ourique.
The victims were mainly elderly people living in isolated places.
The suspects were made defendants and subject to term of identity and residence.
Good work by the GNR Beja.