PNTL Commander Longuinhos Monteiro said they had prepared 1,900 police officers to secure coming presidential election.

Monteiro also reaffirmed that there are 130 reserve from the Special Police Unit who will respond to any kind of situation that might happen.

He added they would continue to cooperate with Timorese Defense Force (F-FDTL) and the United Nations Police as well as the International Stabilization Force (ISF) to secure the race.

PNTL has also securing all 13 presidential candidates personally. (CJITL)