03 April 2011
Case of extorting money from eldery people has been resolved
Suara Timor Lorosa'e, April 1, 2011 language source: Tetun - MP Mateus de Jesus confirmed that the case of extorting money from elderly people in Leo Hitu and Leo Lima villages of Balibo sub-district in Bobonaro have been resolved by the Administrator of Bobonaro District.
"The Administrator of Bobonaro, Domingos Martins, has resolved the case of extorting money from elderly people in Leo Hitu and Leo Lima villages of Balibo sub-district," MP de Jesus said.
The Parliamentary Committee E for Poverty Elimination, Rural Development and Gender Equality President, Osorio Florindo, said the extortion, which involved officials of the Ministry of Social Solidarity, is criminal corruption. "Acts of MSS officials extorting money from elderly people is corruption," MP Florindo said.