When police arrived,theyidentified the young man and he continue to proceed to payment of the ticket. According to, Marlene Melo, the cops ' grabbed the boy and hit him real hard, and then they hit his friend as if it were 'assassins. A wave of outrage generated in train, with passengers screaming and insulting the police by theiract.
According to the statement from CP «the passengers concerned, apart from continuing to refuse payment of the ticket, declined even to identifythemselves before the authority, when it was asked. From this moment, the police authorities took account of the occurrence.
According to the agency Lusa, aspokesman of GNR, added that it was obliged to use force to remove the young people from the train, because they "insulted and assaulted the officers '-