Unlawful Killing of FPI Members; Police to Charge Suspects with Homicide

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  • Bareskrim Polri Director General Crime (Dirtipidum) Brigadier General Andi Rian Djajadi gave a press statement after examining a number of firearms evidence of 6 FPI members who were shot dead by the police at the Komnas HAM Office, Jakarta, Wednesday, December 23, 2020. TEMPO / M Taufan Rengganis

    Bareskrim Polri Director General Crime (Dirtipidum) Brigadier General Andi Rian Djajadi gave a press statement after examining a number of firearms evidence of 6 FPI members who were shot dead by the police at the Komnas HAM Office, Jakarta, Wednesday, December 23, 2020. TEMPO / M Taufan Rengganis

    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The National Police Criminal Investigation Unit (Bareskrim) Director, Brig. Gen. Andir Rian on Thursday said that the perpetrators responsible for the alleged unlawful killing against six FPI members will be charged with homicide.

    “The investigation is based on Article 351 (3) and Article 338 (criminal code/KUHP) on homicide and trutre that results in death,” said Andi on Thursday, March 4. 

    In the official recommendation following an independent investigation by human rights watchdog  Komnas HAM, police discovered a probable alleged unlawful killing  in the shooting that took place at the Jakarta-Cikampek toll road.

    The Indonesian National Police named three Metro Jaya Police personnel who are believed to be incriminated in the case.

    Andi also said that the police have issued a police report while continuing to investigate deeper into the case of alleged unlawful killing against the FPI members to establish initial evidence to kick start the investigation. 

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    ANDITA RAHMA