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Prosecutors seek 5-month sentence for officers

  • Eny Wulandari

    The Jakarta Post

Depok, West Java   /   Tue, March 2 2010   /  02:17 pm

State prosecutors demanded five months jail each for three officers from Beji sub-precinct police office in Depok, West Java, for allegedly assaulting history researcher J.J. Rizal in December, last year. During a brief court session at the Depok District Court on Monday, the prosecutors were charging three defendants - First Brig. Antoni, Brig. M. Syahrir and First Brig. Supratman - for violating article 170 of the Criminal Code on violence and conspiracy to conduct a crime. "The defendants have been proven to have assaulted the victim in a public place," prosecutor Basuki said during the hearing. Basuki added that Antoni had hit and kicked the researcher while Syahrir had hit Rizal's face. "Syahrir also threatened him by pulling out his gun," he said. According to the prosecutors, the incident occurred when the officers were about to leave the Margonda City sho...