Teens arrested for allegedly throwing rocks at cars
The Jakarta Post
Two teenagers were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly throwing rocks at passing cars on a toll road below Malaka bridge in Ciracas, East Jakarta.
"We have arrested both suspects," East Jakarta Police chief Sr. Comr. Yoyon Tony Surya said on Tuesday as quoted by kompas.com. "They are still under investigation."
Both suspects said they did not mean to hurt anybody, Yoyon said.
"They said they did it just for fun," Tony explained. "But we're still looking into the case."
The suspects allegedly threw rocks from above lane four that connects Jakarta to Bogor in West Java.
"The suspects allegedly started throwing rocks from the bridge after they finished sahur [pre-dawn meal]," Tony said.
Security officers from state-owned toll operator Jasa Marga caught the teenagers in the act. The officers then reported them to the highway patrol.
This is the latest case in which rocks were thrown at passing cars.
On June 5, a motorist was killed after large rocks were thrown at passing cars on the Jakarta-Cikampek toll road.
Jasa Marga operation management division vice president Bagus Cahya AB stated that a person with a psychological disorder was the perpetrator.
"The perpetrator has been arrested," he said. (rfa)
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