The Timorese National Police (PNTL) Commando has ordered the URP Department officers of the National Police to hold patrol in the area that was believed that residents were scare to undertake their activities during day and night.
URP Officers holds patrol in sub-village and village of Ermera district
Deputy Timorese Police Commander, Commissioner Police Afoso de Jesus, has said that the URP officers of the National Police were now holding a routine patrol in sub-villages and villages of Ermera district, particularly in the area that was believed that some people demonstrate their illegal activity in the area.
An unidentified armed group consists of 13 members has engaged in exchange shooting with the Timorese Special police force on Sunday (16/5) night in the western district of Ermera. The group members were armed with 11 weapons.