An officer with the National Police’s Mobile Brigade (Brimob) unit, identified as Chief Brig. Dian, has been detained by the West Java Police internal affairs division for assaulting a civilian, Chandra
According to West Java Police spokesman Sr.
Comr. Martinus Sitompul, an altercation erupted between Dian and
Chandra due to a road-use issue.
“Chandra urged Dian to drive his car more carefully as he had been driving dangerously close to Chandra's motorbike on Jl. Gardujati. Dian took offence at what he deemed to be
rough words. He then proceeded to assault Chandra, punching him in the face, and shot at his
motorbike three times before fleeing the scene,” Martinus said on Saturday.
An eyewitness made a note of the registration
number of Dian's car and reported the incident to the police. Dian was later arrested along
with three other people.
police confiscated a revolver and three bullets at the time of the arrests.