01 November 2012

Police arrest 3 suspects in Atabae murders case

ETLJB 01/11/2012 - Diario Nacional reported on 30 October 2012 that the police had made three arrests of persons suspected of involvement in the recent murders in Atabae.

PNTL General Commander, Longuinhos Monteiro said that the police had identified 5 people suspected of being involved in the mrders, three of whom have been arrested and the other two still at large.

Monteiro added that three suspects were handed over to the Suai District Court for legal proceedings.

It is believed that the murders were the result of a dispute over land.

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