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Kopassus held as ‘heroes’

  • Yuliasri Perdani and Bagus BT Saragih

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, April 11 2013 | 09:32 am

PREMIUM As the 11 members of the Army’s Special Forces (Kopassus) accused of brutally killing four men inside Cebongan Penitentiary in Sleman, Yogyakarta, faced interrogation at the Semarang Military Police headquarters, several groups across the country began hailing them as heroes for standing up to criminal gangs.

In front of the Kopassus headquarters in Cijantung, East Jakarta, on Wednesday,...