Police dispatch 140 personnel to Puncak Jaya

Police dispatch 140 personnel to Puncak Jaya
, 27 September 2010


JAYAPURA: A new detachment of 140 Mobile Brigade personnel from Bogor, West Java, has been dispatched to Puncak Jaya.

The personnel, who are replacing another 102 who have been on for the past four months, were received by Papua Police chief Insp. Gen. Bekto Suprapto at Sentani Airport on Saturday.

“If there are any disturbances, pursue [the perpetrators] and bring them in,” Bekto said.

Four civilians and two police officers have been killed in the Puncak Jaya area in 2010.

The local authority have yet to arrest anyone in relation to the deaths.