Jakarta Police induct officers into new positions
The Jakarta Post
The Jakarta Police chief, Insp. Gen. Idham Aziz, inducted on Wednesday a total of 10 personnel into various new positions, including two district police chiefs and three officers as part of the National Police’s tour of duty.
Under the Jakarta Police’s jurisdiction, the new district police chiefs are South Jakarta Police chief Sr. Comr. Indra Jafar, and South Tangerang Police chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Ferdy Irawan Jaya, tempo.co reported.
Indra previously held the position of professional and security division head in the East Java Police. He was also the muazin (person who performs the call to prayers) at the 212 rally demanding the jailing of then Jakarta governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama for blasphemy on Dec. 2, 2016.
Indra replaces Sr. Comr. Mardiaz Kusin, who will now serve as the National Police chief’s personal secretary and coordinator.
Meanwhile, Ferdy previously held the position of the Jakarta Police corruption unit chief, and now replaces Adj. Sr. Comr. Fadli Widiyanto who will serve as the Jombang Police chief in East Java.
The former Jakarta Police operational bureau chief Sr. Comr. Verdianto Iskandar Bitticaca will now serve as the National Police’s Mobile Brigade initiator corps commandant.
The former deputy North Jakarta Police chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Edfrie R Maith has been replaced by Adj. Sr. Comr. Adi Vivid Agustiadi Bachtiar, who was previously chief of the Cirebon Police in West Java. Edfrie will now serve as the prime inspector of the National Police’s professional and security division. (jlm)
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