!NEW! UNPol in East Timor Security Reports 2006-2008
All available United Nations Police in East Timor security briefings from November 2006 - Jun 2008 have commenced being compiled on a new bog, the United Nations Police in East Timor Security Briefings 2006 - 2008. For legal news reports from 2006-2008, please visit East Timor Legal News Archive 2006-2008
25 November 2012
Two Indonesians arrested for drug smuggling in detention in Timor-Leste
Jornal Independente reported on 23 November 2012 comments by the police operational commander, Armando Monteiro, that the Indonesian citizens would be handed over to Indonesian authorities once investigations into the case are complete in East Timor.
Commander Monteiro said the Indonesian man came to Timor-Leste for six months to survey the situation and found the security sector was still fragile. He then went to Colombia to bring the drugs back to Timor-Leste.
Three arrests on suspicion of drug smuggling to Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste becoming transit zone for international drug smuggling
Drug traffickers handed over to Indonesia
Plenty of drugs in Timor-Leste, SPI helpless to stop it
Prostitution and Drugs in Timor-Leste blamed on foreigners
Police will not tolerate people who smuggle drugs into the country
Indonesians and Mozambiquans arrested on suspicion of importing 8 kgs of methamphetamine to Timor-Leste
Murders, Drugs, Assaults, Embezzlement, Corruption & Land Disputes: Summary of Cases Heard by the Dili District Court in May 2011