The Judicial Police have passed to the Public Prosecutor of the Court in Lousa, the conclusion of their investigation into a criminal network which included two PSP agents responsible for carrying out 20 burglaries and robberies in Celhos da Lousa, Coimbra.

The two PSP agents had earlier been arrested by the Judicial Police. One of those arrested was caught in September 2013 breaking into a house in Lousa using a service weapon. During the incident it is alleged that he assaulted the occupant using the butt of his weapon.

It is reported that the houses targeted had been specially selected as the owners were known. The PSP agents have been charged with criminal association, theft, robbery and receiving stolen goods.