06 November 2010

A house set on fire by unidentified people

Radio Timor-Leste, November 5, 2010 language source: Tetun - A house belonging to a widow has been set ablaze by unidentified persons in Taklela in the western district of Ermera on Wednesday (3/11) morning.

The widow was forced to live with her neighbors in the area. Taklela village chief, Felisberto das Neves, reported that unidentified people had destroyed and burned down a house belonged to the widow, Imaculada Salsinha.

Neves called on the local residents not to use violence as a mean to resolve problems, but should resolve it amicably, as the widow is innocent.

 Neves pledged to make a report to the Ministry of Social Solidarity to provide the widow with humanitarian aid.

Police were dispatched to the scene for investigating the arson committed by unidentified people.

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