29 December 2010

UNMIT Press Statement: Shooting incident at Vila Verde, Dili, Timor-Leste



PRESS RELEASE UNMIT Press Statement: Shooting incident at Vila Verde, Dili, Timor-Leste Dili, 27 December 2010 - An incident occurred on the afternoon of 26 December at a Vila Verde residence complex involving a UN Police Officer and a Timorese national, working for the security firm, Asia Pacific Assurance Company, APAC. The incident resulted in a gunshot wound to the lower leg of the Timorese national, who was subsequently hospitalized and is reported to be in stable condition.

The UN regards the use of force and the discharge of a firearm under any circumstances as a very serious matter.

A full investigation is underway and depending on its outcome the UN will ensure that all necessary actions will be taken in accordance with the relevant laws.

For further inquiries, please contact UNMIT Acting Spokesperson, Carlos Araujo at 731-1513.

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                                                          UNMIT KOMUNIKADU IMPRENSA

                                               Insidente tiru iha Vila Verde, Dili, Timor-Leste

Dili, 27 Dezembru- Insidente ida akontese iha loron 26, fulan-Dezembru lorokraik iha kompleksu rezidénsia Vila Verde nian ida mak envolve Ofisiál Polísia ONU nian no Timor-oan ida, ne’ebé serbisu iha kompañia seguransa, Asia Pacific Assurance Company, APAC. Insidente ne’e hamosu kanek tiru ba iha ain-kabun okos Timoroan ne’e nian, ne’ebé to’o ikus tama ospitál, no tuir relatóriu katak nia iha kondisaun ne’ebé estavel.

ONU konsidera katak uzu forsa no tiru kilat iha kualkér sirkunstánsia nu’udar kestaun ida mak sériu tebetebes.

Ami hala’o daudaun investigasaun kompletu ida no depende ba ninia rezultadu ONU sei garante katak asaun nesesáriu sira hotu sei foti tuir lei sira ne’ebé relevante.

Atu hetan informasaun tan, favor kontakta UNMIT nia Portavos interinu, Carlos Araujo: 731-1513.

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