Wednesday, 25 August 2010
Breaking News: BTK Compound Searched by Police
On the morning of 24 August 2010 Timorese National Police (PNTL) searched the BTK compound residence and offices of Frans Holiwono contractor business "BTK" across the street from Democracy Field in central Dili. The court issued a search warrant following the arrest of two BTK employees outside the compound on 8 August 2010. These two staff were remanded to Becora prison for 6 month preventative detention until such time as their case can be heard by the court. The police were searching the compound in an effort to obtain evidence relating to drug trafficking allegations in Timor-Leste.