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Jakarta Post

Police name eight suspects in AGO blast

  • Moch. Fiqih Prawira Adjie


Jakarta   /   Sat, October 24 2020   /  01:00 am
Looking for a clue: A team from the National Police’s Central Forensics Laboratory (Puslabfor) leave the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) compound after conducting a crime scene investigation in South Jakarta on Monday. The main building at the AGO compound was gutted by fire on Saturday evening. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

The National Police have named eight suspects in a fire incident that ravaged the main building of the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) complex in August, concluding that worker negligence and careless use of flammable materials caused the blaze.             National Police spokesperson Insp. Gen. Argo Yuwono said the police named the suspects after concluding its 63-day-long investigation, standing behind the previous conclusion that the fire was not caused by arson. “We held a case reconstruction at 10 a.m. to determine the suspects from the AGO fire so that the case can be clear,” Argo told a media conference on Friday. “And we named eight suspects in this fire case.” Five of the suspects were construction workers who were working on a project in the staffing bureau hall of the building’...