25 January 2011

Police have identified female suspected of abandoning baby in Ailok Laran

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Televizaun Timor-Leste, January 24, 2011 language source: Tetun - The Timorese Investigation Police have identified the woman who is suspected of abandoning her baby recently in Ailok Laran [Bairro Pite], a suburb of the Capital Dili.

The Timorese Acting Investigation Police Superintendent, Calistro Gonzaga, said they have yet to detain the mother of the baby, due to the fact that they are still waiting for a delegation from the Public Prosecution.

"We will try to approach the suspected woman when the Public Prosecution sends its delegation. There is a woman, who was pregnant, but is no longer pregnant at this time," Superintendent Gonzaga said.

He also added that the Investigation police have identified the young gangs who were involved in the recent killing of Agostinho Viegas Barreto.

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