12 November 2011
Police officers bash local residents
East Timor Legal News 12 Nov 2011 Source: Suara Timor Loro Sae 9 Nov 2011- The Timorese National Police (PNTL) officers from Maritime Police Unit and Aileu Police station bashed four local residents when traveling to Aileu from the Capital, Dili.
One of the victims, Carmen de Araujo, reported the case to the PNTL commander general on Monday (7/11).
Araujo said the incident happened on Sunday (6/11) afternoon on their way to Aileu when the two police officers stopped the police car and bashed them.
The police stopped us and asked "Did you insult us?" Araujo said.
"I know these two police officers, one if from Maritime Police Unit and another one is from Aileu Police Station, he said.