|Vice Prime Minister Jose Luis "LUGU" Guterres - INDICTED|
|Foreign Minister Zacarias da Costa - INDICTED|
In 2008 the Opposition party FRETILIN raised the issues at hand in the National Parliament and requested that the graft watchdog the Provedor investigate the matter. This was followed up and has resulted in these two indictments.
According to the Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste they should now be suspended from their posts in Government so as to answer the charges in court. A meeting of the leaders of the parties in Parliament who manage the affairs of parliamentary sitting business has scheduled a secret ballot vote on the matter not long after the Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Minister return from New York.