Police arrest Papua separatist leader
Indonesian police have arrested a suspected separatist leader and two aides in a raid in easternmost Papua province.
Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Yohanes Wicaksono said Dani Kogoya was shot in his right leg as he tried to escape arrest by 20 police officers Sunday night at a hotel in the provincial capital, Jayapura.
Wicaksono said Monday that Kogoya is suspected of masterminding the shootings of a German tourist and a soldier this year and the killing of another soldier and two civilians in last year.
Police confiscated a homemade gun, ammunition, arrows and documents from his house.