Commanders condemn police officers’ attitude Diario Nacional, January 27, 2010 language source: Tetun
Timorese Police Deputy Commander Sub Commissary Afonso de Jesus said the police commanders strongly condemned the attitude of the PNTL officers in maltreating a resident in Atauro Island.
The commander said they would firmly process this case onward and said they would not tolerate the police officers who engaged in maltreating the residents.
“We have seen the video of the maltreatment; therefore will contact all the media outlets coming to cover at three. We the commanders condemn such excessive act in the terrain,” De Jesus said.