Wounded presidential candidate of Brazil called the cause of the attack

© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable in photobackpack car in Rio de Janeiro. Archival photoWounded presidential candidate of Brazil called the cause of the attack© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable the image Bank

The attacker seriously wounded a leading presidential candidate of Brazil Jaira Bolsonaro, explained the attack by ideological differences, according to the portal G1.

Bolsonaro was stabbed during an election rally in the city of Juiz-de-Fora, Minas Gerais. The attacker was neutralized by the supporters of the policy, and then detained by police officers.

«He (the detainee) was trying to hurt the candidate Zaira Bolsonaro because they had differences with him in the ideas and way of thinking, he said that there was a personal issue,» said a police spokesman, quoted by the portal.

It is noted that, despite the supposed ideological underpinnings of the attack, the arrested man was not in any of the political parties.

After the rejection of the Luiz inácio Lula da Silva to the October presidential elections it Bolsonaro that represent the right Social-liberal party, the experts refers to the main contenders.

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