China News Agency, Sao Paulo, April 6 (Reporter Mo Chengxiong) In the early morning of April 6, local time, Zhang Wei, the president of the Brazilian Chinese Association, was shot and killed by a gangster during a morning exercise in a park in Sao Paulo.

The Chinese Consulate General in Sao Paulo severely condemned the criminal acts that day, and expressed deep condolences and deep condolences to the family of President Zhang Wei and the Brazilian Chinese Association.

  After the case occurred, the Chinese Consulate General in Sao Paulo immediately asked the local police about the case. The leaders of the Consulate General made representations to the police, urging the police to solve the case as soon as possible, bringing the criminals to justice as soon as possible, and asking the police to take effective measures Protect the life and property of Chinese citizens in the consular area.

  The Sao Paulo police responded that the case has been taken over by the Habeas corpus (DHPP) of the State Police of Sao Paulo. It will be listed as a key case of the bureau and will try its best to detect the murderer as soon as possible. The relevant progress will be notified to the consulate in a timely manner and appealed Insiders actively provided clues to the police.

  At present, due to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic and social instability, the social security situation in Brazil continues to deteriorate.

The Chinese Consulate General in Sao Paulo appealed to all overseas Chinese in the consular area to remain calm, believe in and cooperate with the police investigation work, and continue to unite and support the work of the Chinese Association.

At the same time, once again remind Chinese citizens of the consular district to attach great importance to self-safety precautions and raise the level of protection.

Strictly abide by local laws and regulations, and make good use of legal weapons to protect their legitimate rights and interests.

The Consulate General will continue to maintain close contact with the police, fully follow up the progress of the case, pay close attention to the security situation and promptly remind it.

  Zhang Wei was born in 1968 in Wenzhou, Zhejiang, and came to Brazil in 1996 to make a living.

He has served as the president of Wenzhou Fellowship Association in Brazil, the president of the Brazilian Chinese Chamber of Commerce and the president of the Brazilian Chinese Association. He is a well-known overseas Chinese leader in Brazil.