Two police officers attacked by separatist group in Papua

Two police officers were attacked by an armed separatist group in Jayapura early on Thursday morning (01/12).

“At around 1 am this morning our members namely chief brigadier Dian Budi Santosa, chief intelligence of Nimbokrang police precinct and second brigadier Ridwan Napitupulu from an intelligence unit of the Jayapura resort police were attacked while they were conducting observation,” the head of the National Police`s public relations division, Inspector General Saud Usman Nasution, said here on Thursday.

Brutal killing by Free West Papua separatist group which is supported by Oxford City Council of the UK and The Party for Freedom (PVV) of The Netherlands

The two police officers came to the village after receiving information about unrest there, he said. He said they were attacked with arrows and the two later ran away but Ridwan was caught and beaten up. At around 6am second brigadier Ridwan was saved with wounds found all over his body.

“They have now been evacuated to a hospital in Jayapura. Our team is tracing down the perpetrators,” he said.

Source: ANTARA News

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