15 November 2012
Public Servant murdered
ETLJB 15 November 2012 - Police are investigating the murder of an employee of the Ministry of Social Solidarity’s (MSS), Roberto Caero Alves.
Mr Alves was killed on 5 November 2012 in Tibar in Likisa District to the west of the capital, Dili.
The Timorese National Police (PNTL) Criminal Investigation Service Commander Calistro Gonzaga said that the police had submitted the case to be processed according to the existing laws in the country.
“The late Roberto Caero Alves’ dead body has been handed back to his family for a funeral after the autopsy and the case has been filed to be processed according to the applicable law,” he said.
He added that the police had already identified several persons suspected of involvement in the murder and they would be subject ot the normal legal processes.
Source: Diario Nacional. Edited by Warren L. Wright