Brazillian gang leader Clauvino da Silva attempted to escape jail disguised as his 19-year-old daughter. Officials released photos showing Clauvino wearing a silicone mask, a black wig, glasses, jeans, and a pink T-shirt. In a video released by Rio de Janeiro’s state secretary of prison administration, da Silva takes off his disguise before saying his real name.
O traficante Clauvino da Silva, condenado a 73 anos e 10 meses de prisão, foi pego hoje tentando escapar de Bangu 3. Ele usava máscara, peruca e roupas femininas. pic.twitter.com/GjJYxfL6vn
— Deputado Peninha (@deputadopeninha) August 3, 2019
The 42-year-old is serving a 73-year sentence for drug trafficking. According to Globo, he previously escaped prison in 2013 after escaping through the sewer. His most recent plan to escape was to walk out dressed as his daughter and leave her in his cell.