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Jakarta Post

Greater Jakarta: Stray bullet kills truck driver in S. Jakarta

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, July 12 2018   /  01:33 am

Marthen Lay Raga Melolo was driving his truck on the Jakarta Outer Ring Road (JORR), traveling from Pasar Rebo to Lebak Bulus in South Jakarta on Monday night when a stray bullet hit him in the head.

He was immediately rushed to Fatmawati Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2 a.m.

“He died on Tuesday,” Pasar Minggu Police crime unit chief First Insp. Jento Siagian said as reported by

The police are still gathering information in the case and collecting further evidence, Jento added.

Marthen’s friend, Azim, who was sitting in the passenger seat when the incident took place, told the police that they had been on their way to delivering seats to a movie theater.

He said he heard a gunshot and saw Marthen slump to the side, bleeding....