Police name suspects on Abepura attack

Police name suspects on Abepura attack

The Jakarta Post

Papua Police Office have named five suspects being held responsible for an attack to Abepura Police Office in Jayapura on Thursday, /Antara/ state news wire has reported.

National Police Chief Gen. Bambang Hendarso Danuri said Thursday that the police had shot died one of the suspects and were still questioning six witnesses.

"Right now, we are asking for their clarifications in the case. We'll see if their status will be suspects, too," Bambang said.

He said that the police had yet to find any linkage between the attack with the separatist movements in the province.

"To anticipate from other similar accidents, we have asked for more personnels from Kendari and they have joined those from Papua," he said.