President Jokowi Demands Thorough Settlement of Fatal Police Shootout Case

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 21 Juli 2022
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While answering reporter’s question, President Jokowi demands thorough settlement of fatal police shootout case (07/22) (Photo by: BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/Lukas)

In response to the latest news on last week’s fatal police shootout at Indonesian National Police (Polri)’s former Head of Internal Affairs Division (Propam) Insp. Gen. Ferdy Sambo in South Jakarta, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Thursday (07/21) stressed that the case must be thoroughly settled.

“I have ordered [law enforcers] to carry out thorough probe, open it as it is, do not hide anything, and be transparent,” President Jokowi said while answering reporter’s question during his working visit at Rinca Island in West Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara province.

Furthermore, the Head of State underscored that thorough settlement of the case is vital to be done so that public trust in Polri can be continuously maintained.

Earlier reported, the Polri’s Head of Public Relations Division Insp. Gen. Dedi Prasetyo announced that CCTV at the residence of the Polri’s Former Head of Propam Insp. Gen. Ferdy Sambo has been found and is being examined by special force formed by National Police Chief Gen. Listyo Sigit Prabowo. (FID/UN) (AP/LW)

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