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Criminal Gang's Drug Delivery Pigeon Captured In Maximum-Security Prison

Prison guards apprehended a feathered law-breaker on Saturday at a maximum-security penitentiary.

The perpetrator was a pigeon that guards suspect was used to transport drugs or messages between criminal factions inside and out of the prison.

Criminals strap tiny rucksack to pigeon to smuggle drugs. Image: PETRONIO LIMA

The pigeon was wearing a red bag with the inscription "PCC" on it, which are the initials in Portuguese for Brazil's infamous First Capital Command gang.

The President of the Alagoas State Penitentiary Workers Union, Petronio Lima said in the viral video that there was nothing in the pigeon's bag when it was caught.

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