Diario Nacional, April 20, 2010 language source: Tetun - The Timorese Operational Commander Superintendent Chief Mateus Fernades has called on the martial arts gangs who conduct their movement at night not to imped the local residents’ freedom.
“We thank the residents for their opinion saying that the situation in their area is under control," Fernandes said.
Fernandes pledged that the National police will continue undertaking their duty in the field based on the law and order, so that the local residents can conduct their daily activities freely.
“PNTL will collaborate with the United Nations Police and other institutions to ensure security in the country so that people can freely undertake their daily activities,” Fernandes said.
He also called on the martial followers in Bucoli of Baucau district to conduct their movement in a proper manner so that it can not affect people’s activity or freedom.