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Jakarta Post

Two detained in priest attack

  • Indah Setiawati

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, August 15 2008   /  10:55 am

Police are still looking for a man allegedly involved in the attack on a Catholic priest, Benny Susetyo, after detaining two other suspects. South Jakarta police chief Sr. Comr. Chairul Anwar told reporters Thursday the police had identified the third suspect in the case. "We now know the identity of the third man, but he is still at large," he said. The two assailants are being held at the Kebayoran Lama police station, he added. One suspect was brought in by residents after being apprehended near the crime scene soon after Monday's alleged attack. Another suspect was arrested by police in Bogor the following day, Chairul said. The police chief declined to provide the names of the suspects or the fugitive. Police were still questioning the two men, both around 26 years old, regarding the motive for the attack, he added. "At the ...