Raiana’s body was discovered on 5th June after the local community and police launched a search for the primary school kid and manhunt for Jairo. The suspect was finally caught today June 10 hiding in a shelter of trees near the farm Raiana’s remains was found. He received a thorough beating by an angry mob who wanted to set him ablaze save for the quick intervention of policemen who took the suspect away.
Police chief Giovanni Idalmo de Faria said:
“We had to move him quickly from the hiding place he was found in because locals wanted to kill him.
“He confessed a past murder to them but claimed he had nothing to do with the little girl’s killing.
“We confiscated blood-stained boots and other potential evidence. Until we’re shown otherwise, this man was the author of this barbaric crime.”