Televizaun Timor-Leste, October 29, 2010 language source: Tetun - The Timorese Military Police (MP) Commander Abel da Costa “Niki” Xavier said the recent assault in Kintal-Boot involving his officers was currently being processed and was being submitted to the Timorese Defence Force (F-FDTL) commander. An investigation into the case was about to be launched.
Commander Niki confirmed that the individual military police officers suspected of being involved in the case are now the military detention center for investigation purpose.
“The Kintal- Boot case is now in process, as we have made report to our general commander about it. We are waiting for instructions from our General Commando as to compliance with the legal rules. The officers who have engaged in the case are now in our detention center,” Niki said.
Niki added that he has no information from the victim that his officers really engaged in the assault and therefore he called for the victim to present some evidences proving that act of crime.