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.