03 March 2010

Police abuses reported to National Parliament

A National Police Officer maltreats Domingos Fatima Diario Nacional, March 1, 2010 language source: Tetun - A Taibesi resident, Domingos Fatima, has reported to the Parliament regarding the recent assault against himself by a Timorese National Police (PNTL) officer.

Mr. Freitas said that he was beaten up by a drunken National Police officer and that this has happened to him twice.

Meanwhile, the Parliamentary Committee B President, Paulo Fatima Martins, has said that they had hand over this case to the Public Prosecution for further legal process.

East Timor Law Journal - Towards the rule of law in Timor-Leste.

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