The Federal Police of Brazil seized two people in Sao Paulo suspecting them in the organization of a terror attack at the Olympics that is taking place in Rio de Janeiro, UNIAN.
The police staff got an order to arrest five more individuals in different states. Another three were summoned for the questioning.
The detainees are considered to be linked to the ISIS terror group according to the police.
The names of the detainees remain unknown.
It is also reported, the Brazilian authorities decided not to share the further information concerning the progress of investigation. Exposing actual terror attackers, the police took such measures to avoid intruding in the Olympic Games and not to hamper the investigation.
Ten people were detained in Brazil with the police incriminating them connections with ISIS in July.
However, the Associated Press reported of the 12 detainees.
Then detainees were reported to have been planning a terror attack during the Olympics, according to The Minister of Justice of Brazil Alexandre de Moraes.
Operation to seize the crime suspects were performed in ten states.