20 March 2012

Baucau District Police investigates conflict between supporters of presidential candidates

Radio e Televizaun de Timor-Leste, March 16, 2012 language source: Tetun - Baucau District Operational Police Commander Inspector Chief Joao Baptista affirmed that the local police were investigating the recent conflict between supporters of the presidential candidates in their area.

“There was a minor incident in Garivai when supporters of some presidential candidates returned home after participating in political campaigns in Dili and they yelled on the way and it creates conflict where they stoned at one another in Garivai.

The Task Force, Military Police and Investigation Police came down to the scene at the very moment to calm down the situation and this case is now in the investigation process,” Baptista said.

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