|Rebel Major Alfredo Reinado shot dead during the 2006 crisis. Photo: Kompas|
According to the data and information, rebel groups commanded by Alfredo Alves Reinado who was shot dead in the grounds of the then President's residence during the crisis, snatched three AK-33 weapons from PNTL Border Unit (UPF) at the border area in 2006. Subsequently, the weapons were taken to the town of Likisa.
PNTL Deputy Commander, Afonso de Jesus was reported by Independente on 9 October as saying that “the weapons were snatched from UPF members and then those weapons were taken to Likisa; therefore, I am calling on MPs who were living in Likisa at that time to contribute to PNTL to recall those weapons.”
Commander Afonso the Jesus said that there were 23 weapons composed of three AK-33 weapons and 20 pistols that still missing and had not yet been recovered. Source: Independente 9 October 2013 Edited by Warren L. Wright