14 March 2012
Unknown group attacks supporters of Ruak’s convoy
Diario Nacional March 13, 2012, Language source: Tetun - Presidential candidate Taur Mata Ruak’s supporters convey was attacked by unknown group in Makadiki in Viqueqe district, wounding one.
Mr. Ruak’s supports were attacked after they were on the way back home on Sunday night (13/03).
Ruak called on his men to continue supporting him and not to be afraid of one another and should firmly defend their rights. Ruak’s promotion team Antonio Cardoso said the unknown groups attacked the supporters’ convoy in Makadiki village and the Timorese National Police (PNTL) was investigating the case. Cardoso said Ruak’s supporters had never talked recklessly other presidential candidates in the campaigning.