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Jakarta Post

Police nab 2 more in Papua cop murder

  • The Jakarta Post

    The Jakarta Post

  /   Wed, May 8, 2013   /  09:52 am

The Papua Police have arrested two more suspects for the murder of Chief Brig. Jefri Sesa in a police housing complex in Yapen, Papua, on April 27.

National Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Agus Rianto identified the suspects as TM, 31, and AS, 57.

'€œThey will be charged with Article 340 of the Criminal Code with premeditated murder, Article 338 for taking the life of another and Article 170 on group assault with a maximum penalty of death sentence,'€ Agus said on Tuesday at the National Police headquarters in South Jakarta.

Police continue to search for seven others allegedly involved in the murder.

'€œWe suspect that 10 people carried out the attack, but the Papua Police have only been able to identify four of them,'€ he said.

The men allegedly killed Jefri and injured two of his relatives at his residence in the Angkaisera police sub-station housing complex.

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