29 April 2010
Domestic violence remains high: Police Commander Superintendant Fernandes
Timor Post, April 20, 2010 language source: Tetun - The Timorese Operational Police Commander Superintendent Mateus Fernandes has confirmed that the number of cases of domestic violence in the country is staying in high based on the investigation result of the National Investigation Development (NID) of the PNTL.
Fernandes said that those cases been investigated by NID were sent to the court to be processed legally.
He added that based on the NID report to his department domestic violence cases are a huge number.
“We all know that most cases that have been registered are domestic violence cases, assaul cases and martial arts clash cases, Fernandes said.