Polri Invites Komnas HAM to Investigate 6 HRS Followers Shot Dead
Jakarta - The National Police invited Komnas HAM RI to form a special team to investigate the six followers of Habib Rizieq Shihab (HRS) who were shot dead during a clash with police on the Jakarta-Cikampek (Japek) toll road. The National Police considers this as a form of external supervision.
"Yes, that's okay, that's a form of external supervision," said Police Public Relations Division Karopenmas Brigadier General Awi Setiyono at the Police Headquarters, Jalan Trunojoyo, South Jakarta, Tuesday (8/12/2020).
Awi said that the National Police was ready to help provide the data needed by Komnas HAM . Awi said that the Police would also be transparent regarding the 6 FPI paramilitary troops being shot dead.
"Later we will help, regarding what data is needed. So far we are transparent, then go ahead," he said.
Furthermore, Awi said that the National Police itself has an internal audit team. Awi said that the team is currently working.
"We also have an internal audit team inside. Of course the team is also working," he added.
Previously, six followers of Habib Rizieq Shihab were shot and killed in an incident on the toll road which the police called for carrying out the attack. Komnas HAM formed a team to investigate the case of 6 followers of Habib Rizieq who were shot dead.
"Komnas HAM RI through Monitoring and Investigation has created a Monitoring and Investigation Team. Currently, the team is exploring information to deepen various information circulating in the public," Komnas HAM wrote on their Twitter account as seen on Monday (7/12).
Komnas HAM is moving to gather facts. FPI's statement was also explored regarding the deaths of 6 followers of Habib Rizieq.
"The team is also investigating information and gathering facts from direct parties. Including directly seeking information from FPI, which is currently underway," said Komnas HAM.
Komnas HAM hopes for the cooperation of all related parties. 6 followers of Habib Rizieq were shot dead. Komnas HAM also claims to have conveyed this to the police.
Polda Metro Jaya said there was an attack from Habib Rizieq's followers when the police were conducting reconnaissance on the Jakarta-Cikampek toll road. The police claim to have CCTV footage of the incident.
"(CCTV evidence) is there, we are dismantling it again. There are several CCTVs, but they are still being collected," said Head of Public Relations of Polda Metro Jaya Kombes Yusri Yunus when contacted by reporters, Monday (7/12).
In addition, Yusri said that his party had recorded the voice note conversations of the attackers against their members. He said the voice recordings indicated the perpetrator had intended to attack the officers.
On the other hand, the General Secretary of FPI Munarman responded to the incident that occurred at the Jakarta-Cikampek toll road early this morning. Munarman said that the six people who died were the result of prior attacks by the police.
"What happened was why we declared our laskar in a state of missing? Because we do not know where he was, it proves that they were killed and slaughtered. If from the start of the shootout, that means they died at the place, then? myself until 03.00 WIB already checked with friends in the field there were no bodies there, there were no crowds there, there were local officers who were at the estimated location at the East Karawang Toll Gate, in the middle of the night I checked , "explained Munarman.