25 February 2010

More allegations of abuses by police in Timor-Leste

Police assault two local residents Radio Timor-Leste 23 February 2010 language source: Tetun - Two men seriously wounded because they were assaulted by the National Police officers in the western district of Kovalima.

The two were beaten in Debo of Zumalai sub district by Kovalima police operational officers.

Victim, Manuel Monis has said that the police kicked him with boots, punched to his chest and also beat him with weapon.

Another victim, Filomeno Guterres also maltreated by the police and was freed after the inquiry.

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