21 September 2011
Number of assault cases remains high in Baucau
East Timor Legal News 21/09/2011 Source: Independente September 20, 2011 language source: Tetun - Baucau District Police Commander Superintendent Chief Faustino da Costa said that number of assault cases in Baucau District remains high.
Da Costa made the statement based on the statistical data gathered in August 2011 when the number of reported assault cases 29 for the month.
He confirmed that they had detained a person who was accused of engaging in assaults and the detainee is now facing provisional imprisonment.
"We are waiting another authorisation from the court that allows us to process the other cases," da Costa said.