When “Freaky Friday” and “Tootsie” meet “The Nice Escape.”
A Brazilian gang chief tried to flee a high-security jail by dressing up as his teenage daughter — even planning to depart her behind in jail, in response to authorities.
Clauvino da Silva, 42, pretended to be a 19-year-old woman Saturday to stroll out of the entrance door of Rio’s Gericinó jail, with easy pores and skin, lengthy black hair and a cute pink T-shirt with doughnuts and love hearts.
The convicted drug seller’s superb get-up was so convincing jail workers solely stopped him on the finish of visiting time as a result of he began performing too nervously, in response to authorities.
Da Silva, referred to as “Shorty,” was filmed standing awkwardly along with his arms behind his again as his wild costume was slowly uncovered, beginning with officers eradicating his glasses and a protracted black wig.
The tattooed inmate then eliminated his shirt, exhibiting a black bra beneath — and an incredible silicon masks giving him a easy, teenage complexion.
Now solely sporting tight denims, he lastly pulled off the masks, exhibiting short-cropped hair and wrinkles and options befitting a 42-year-old man.
The inmate had deliberate to depart his daughter contained in the jail within the western a part of Rio de Janeiro, officers say. Police are trying into her attainable position as an confederate.
One other girl who’s pregnant and capable of keep away from being searched can be being probed for probably smuggling within the outfit, in response to native studies.
Authorities say da Silva was a part of the management of the Pink Command, one of the crucial highly effective felony teams in Brazil that managed drug trafficking in a big a part of Rio.
After the failed escape bid, da Silva was transferred to a particular unit of a maximum-security jail and can face disciplinary sanctions, officers mentioned.
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