Just Arrest Two Suspected Perpetrators of Posramil Maybrat Attack, TNI Continues to Pursue

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PAPUADAILY –The TNI has arrested two suspected perpetrators of the attack at the Kisor Koramil Post (Posramil), South Aifat District, Maybrat Regency, West Papua. Until now the TNI continues to pursue the perpetrators.

“Two suspects have been arrested. The initials SY and MM are from KST (Separate Terrorism Group) Leader of Manfret Vatem,” said Kapendam Kasuari Colonel Arm Hendra Pesireron to Republika.co.id, Saturday (4/9/2021).

Hendra said that his party first examined the two alleged perpetrators. After that, SY and MM will be handed over to the police for processing according to the applicable criminal rules.

In addition, the ranks of the XVIII/Kasuari Military Command along with the National Police carried out security around the scene of the incident and pursued other perpetrators.

The community is also advised not to be afraid and cooperate in providing information about the existence of these groups.

It was also acknowledged by the Military Commander of Kodam XVIII/Kasuari Major General TNI I Nyoman Cantiasa that officers had arrested two perpetrators of the attack on the Kisor Preparatory Koramil Post, South Aifat District, Maybrat Regency, West Papua.

“They admit their actions,” said Military Commander, Cantiasa.

According to the Military Commander. they admitted that they took part in the attack on Thursday. “We don’t know how many perpetrators are because only two have been arrested,” said Military Commander.

Previously, the Kisor Koramil Preparation Post, South Aifat District, Maybrat Regency, West Papua was attacked by a group of people, Thursday (2/9/2021) at around 04.00 WIT. This attack resulted in the death of four TNI members, namely Serda Amrosius, Praka Dirham, Private Zul Ansari, and First Lieutenant Chb Dirman.

Two other TNI personnel were seriously injured. Meanwhile, five people managed to survive the attack.

Meanwhile, spokesman for the West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organization (TPNPB-OPM) Sebby Sambom spoke about the attack on the Koramil Post in Kisor Village, Maybrat Regency, West Papua. Sebby said they were responsible for the attack that killed a number of TNI members.

“The Commander of Kodap (Regional Defense Command) 4 Sorong Raya TPNPB-OPM is responsible for this attack and this is the national liberation of West Papua carried out by TPN leaders and troops throughout Papua under the National Command Commander General Goliath Tabuni,” Sebby said, Thursday (2/9/2021).*