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Mako Brimob Prison is Controlled, DPD Gives Prayer and Appreciation for the Police

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Jakarta, dpd.go.id - Finally after 36 hours, the Indonesian National Police (Polri) managed to stop the operation of the hostage release at Salemba Branch Office in Mako Brimob Kelapa Dua today, Thursday (10/5). In a press conference this morning Deputy Chief of Police of the Republic of Indonesia Komjen Pol Syafruddin said the operation was completed at 07:15 pm.

"Alhamdulilah, reportedly the situation in Mako Brimob Prison has recovered and under control. We should give appreciation, prayer and support for the police to resolve this incident. Of course we all condemn this incident and mourn the loss of lives. Members of the Police who died, are running the duty of the state and the task of providing for the family. InshaAllah be accepted by His side. I hope the various statements that come out of us all are prayers for this event to end soon, "said Chairwoman of Committee III DPD RI, Fahira Idris, in Jakarta (10/5).

According to Fahira, the deaths of five members of the Police in the case of the suspension and control of part of the Brimob Prison area by the inmates of terrorism cases became deep sorrow, not only for the families of the victims and the Police, but also for all Indonesian people. This incident became a serious ordeal because the police took more than a day to find the best way to end this event without any casualties anymore.

Fahira revealed that the length of the process of settling the hostage and the mastery of some prisons by the terrorist prisoners shows many sides that the Police consider. Therefore, nowadays, we as a society can only offer prayers and support, and brake on comments or speculations that will only cloud the atmosphere.

"Police are more aware of the conditions in the field and the strategy to end this incident. There have been casualties, this is not an ordinary event so the handling must be careful. We are entrusted to the Police to complete this event until it is completely finished later, "said Fahira.

As information of riot in Mako Brimob Prison happened on Tuesday (8/5) at 19.30 WIB. Five police officers died and one inmate died in the incident. After 36 hours, Polri finally managed to master and restore the situation at Salemba Branch Detention Center in Brimob Command Headquarters complex. Almost all the terrorist prisoners there, around 156 people, surrendered themselves to the Police.

10 Mei 2018
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