11 November 2011
Police to investigate theft of $271000 from Defence Secretariat
East Timor Legal News 11 Nov 2011 Source: Suara Timor Lorosae 8 Nov 2011 - The Criminal investigation Service (SIC) Commander Superintendent Calisto Gonzaga said he is awaiting an authorisation letter from the Public
Prosecution which will allow him to investigate the missing money in the office of the State Secretary for Defense (SED). Gonzaga said the total money went missing within SED office is US $271 thousand, adding that they have identified the one stole the money. “We have the invoice that will complete this process.
The thief has been identified as we already received the evidences and we are waiting for authorisation to complete these documents with evidences,” he said.
He also called on the Public Prosecution to authorise SIC to accomplish their investigation and submit the case to the court for legal proceedings.