So far 132 people had been taken in, including teachers and public sector workers ranging from 20 years old to retirement age, the authorities told journalists in Brasilia. A million pieces of pedophile content were uncovered, officials said.
Security Minister Raul Jungmann said it was even "the biggest in the world to be carried out in a single day." A first phase of the operation, dubbed "Childhood's Light," took place in October 2017, in partnership with US authorities, and led to 112 arrests.
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