Some of the of­fend­ers said po­lice steal drugs from ex­hibits and act as couri­ers for drug lords, us­ing po­lice ve­hi­cles

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An of­fender ex­plained how he and his squad of seven or eight col­leagues did their al­ter­na­tive polic­ing. They made fake war­rants, us­ing a mag­is­trate’s stamp that they had paid a court or­derly to steal.

The of­fender’s squad had its own in­former net­work con­sist­ing of crim­i­nals.

The in­form­ers would iden­tify houses to rob be­cause they had drugs, money or firearms and re­lay the in­for­ma­tion to the squad, who

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