19 October 2010
Police to search bars and discotheques for illegal foreigners
Suara Timor Loro Sa’e, October 18, 2010 language source: Tetun - The Timorese National Police (PNTL) Commando through Criminal Investigation Service (SIC) in cooperation with the Immigration Department and National Inspectorate of the MTCI will conduct searches for foreign nationals who are working at ars and discotheques in the Capital of Dili.
Head of Civil Security Rui Esperinto Santo said bars and discotheques in Dili had not followed rules and licence conditions.
Santo said some of the bars also employed foreigners as commercial sex workers and said it would not be beneficial for young Timorese.
He called on the Government to take a necessary actions against bars and other related activities in the Capital of Dili.