13 January 2009

East Timor Legal News 13 January 2009

Court postpones hearing for Railos Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 13 January 2009 - The Dili District Court has postponed the trial of the ex-commander of the Railos hit squad, Vicente da Concecao and his follower, Leandro Lobato, because one of his men, Mateus dos Santos, did not appear.

Suspects are being investigated: Vikeke police commander Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 13 January 2009 - Following the recent violence in Bikarin in the eastern District of Vikeke, the police have arrested 20 people suspected of being involved and are currently in the process of investigation.

Debate on general state budget to be postponed Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 13 January 2009 - President of the Parliamentary Committee C for Economy, Finance and Anti-corruption, Manuel Tilman, said that the decision to postpone the debate on the proposed general state budget law is based on an official request made by the prime minister.

Parliamentary Committee B rejects Government plan to purchase weapons for police Timor Post 13 January 2009 - The Parliamentary Committee B for Defence and Security has rejected a proposal made by the Government to purchase high technology weapons silencers for the Timorese National Police (PNTL).

F-FDTL soldiers to be placed in border zone Timor Post 13 January 2009 - State Secretary for Defence, Julio Thomas Pinto, said that the Government had made a plan to deploy the Timorese Defense Force (F-FDTL) soldiers in the border zone in the upcoming March.

MPs support slain Reinado's spouse to seek asylum Timor Post 13 January 2009 -
Timorese Parliamentary members have declared that they supported former rebel leader, Alfredo Reinado Alves’ wife seeking political asylum in Australia.

PNTL and UN police seek missing weapons Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 13 January 2009- The Timorese National Police (PNTL) and the UN Police of Likisa are currently continuing to recall firearms which are still at large within the community.

F-FDTL naval unit's mission to be strengthened: Pedro Klamar Fuik Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 13 January 2009 - The Timorese Defence Force Naval Unit chief, Pedro Klamar Fuik said the defence force naval unit would consolidate its structure and strengthen its mission for defending and securing the country's maritime zone.

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