Sgt Syaful Anwar
Tribuana Task Force (Kopassus), deputy base commander, Laruara, Lospalos
Between March and September 1999, Sgt Syaful Anwar was in charge of the Alfa Team militia, housed in the Kopassus base at Laruara, Lospalos, Lautem district. One of its East Timorese leaders was Joni Marquez, also a Kopassus member and currently in jail in Dili.
On 11 December 2000 Syaful Anwar was indicted before the Special Panel for Serious Crimes of the Dili District Court for crimes against humanity for having murdered a Falintil detainee named Evaristo Lopes at the Kopassus/ Alfa Team base in April 1999.
On 15 November 2002 he was indicted in Dili again for his role in the murder of CNRT leader Verissimo Dias Quintas in Lospalos on 27 August 1999. Anwar gave the orders and drove the vehicle transporting militias to and from the scene, but stayed in the background during the attack itself. For details see Lt Rahman Zulkarnaen, Syaful Anwar’s superior in Kopassus who was listed in the same Dili indictment of November 2002.Both remain at large in Indonesia.