Military police officer Henrique Otávio de Oliveira Veloso went to another nightclub after the shooting and killing of world jiu-jitsu champion Leandro Lo Pereira do Nascimento, 33, in Clube Sírio, in the southern region of Sao Paulo, last Sunday (7). Veloso is being held in the Romeo Gómez military prison on charges of premeditated murder for a purposeless motive.
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The police officer who killed fighter Leandro Lu went to a nightclub and motel after the crime – Photo: Reproduction/TV Globo
a SP2 He had access to security camera footage showing Veloso at a nightclub reception in Moima, also in the Southern District, moments after he killed Lu, just over two kilometers away.
In the nightclub, the Prime Minister apparently consumed a bottle of whiskey, two coconut water, two cans of energy drinks and two doses of gin, according to the order, for a total value of approximately R$1,600.
Fighter Leandro Lo and PM Henrique Velozo – Photo: Reproduction
An hour and 59 minutes later, the same camera recorded Veloso’s departure, but this time accompanied by a woman, according to the delegate, a contact girl.
After that, they went to a hotel in Pinheiros, in the western district of the city. They arrived around 5:40 am on Monday (8) and only left at 4:26 pm.
Two close friends of the fighter did not want to record an interview, but confirmed to SP2 that Leandro Lo and military police officer Henrique Veloso had already fallen out on other occasions before the day of the crime.
Mass for the seventh day of Lu’s death occurs this Sunday (14).
See photos of the party where the PM shot the fighter and the moment Leandro Lo is rescued
Footage from the Clube Sírio indoor circuit recorded the departure of those who attended the parade held at the venue after world jiu-jitsu champion Leandro Lo was photographed during the event.
In the pictures, it is possible to identify a movement on the dance floor, which begins to unload in the area where the crime would have occurred. Another camera also captured the audience’s rush as they left the concert hall via the stairs that give access to the dance floor.
After the shooting, Leandro Law was rescued and taken to Arthur Saboya local hospital, in Jabaquara, also in the southern district, but he did not survive. Eyewitnesses filmed the rescue of the fighter, who was carried on a stretcher through the club’s corridors.
Esporte Clube Sírio said in a statement that it “rents its event spaces to third parties” and that “when renting, security is the responsibility of the contractor.”
“The information regarding the magazine carried out and the guests’ authorization to enter the event is from the event director. It should be noted that the show that took place on the night of August 6 was conducted at the club’s premises, but by a third party. As revealed in last year’s memo, we are cooperating with authorities so that everything is clarified as quickly as possible,” the club stated.
Find out who is the fighter Leandro Lo, who was shot in the head after an argument in SP
According to the family’s lawyer, Ivan Sequeira Jr., the fighter quarreled with the policeman and calmed the situation, immobilizing the man. And after leaving, the attacker pulled out a pistol and shot the fighter once in the head.
The lawyer stated that after the shooting, the assailant continued to kick Leandro twice on the ground and fled. Few people heard the sound of bullets because the sound was loud due to the show.
Multi-time World Jiu-Jitsu Champion, Leandro Lo. – Photo: Playback / Instagram
A friend of the fighter who witnessed the crime said the shooter was alone and provoked Lu and five of his friends who were at a table.
“He arrived, and took a bottle of liquor from our table. If only he had immobilized him to calm down. He walked four or five steps and fired,” said the witness, who asked not to be named.
Leandro Lo discusses the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship. – Photo: Playback / Instagram
Leandro Lu was the eight-time World Jiu-Jitsu Champion. The most recent achievement in the lightweight category was in 2022. The first, in 2012, is in the lightweight division.
On social media, he described the two titles as his “highest career accomplishments”.
“the first [título] It’s the feeling of being the world champion, that’s how I could have been the world champion, the best feeling of my life. Thank you to everyone who has always been with me with joy in sorrow!
Lu will compete in the United States for another championship in the coming days with four other fighters, according to one of his friends.
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