13 June 2012

Lobato's Defence Attorney considers sentenceis unfair

East Timor Legal News Source: Radio e Televizaun de Timor-Leste, June 12, 2012 language source: Tetun - Public Defender Sergio Hornai said the verdict of Dili District Court sentencing the ex-minister of Justice Lucia Lobato to five years in prison was unfair.

Hornai said he would make efforts to make an appeal to the Court of Appeals to find real justice and a final verdict.

He added the process of justice was not fair because the former director for procurement of the Justice Ministry, Mr. Antonio Freitas was acquitted.

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