Police name 6 suspects in soccer tragedy

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Police name 6 suspects in soccer tragedy
Police chief announced suspects in Kanjuruhan soccer tragedy. (Source: Pojok Satu)

Jakarta, IO – National Police (Polri) spokesperson Insp. Gen. Dedi Prasetyo on Friday (6/10) announced the suspects consist of three civilians and three police officers. They were charged with different articles.

The civilians were charged with article 359 and/or 360 and/or 103(1) in conjunction with article 52 of Law 11/2022 on sports. “The suspects are director of PT Liga Indonesia Baru (LIB) AHL, organizing committee chair AH and security officer SS,” said Dedi, as reported by Antara, Friday (7/10).

Meanwhile, the police officers are Malang Police head of operations Commissioner WS, East Java Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) company commander Chief Inspector H and Malang Police head of patrol unit Chief Inspector. They were charged with article 359 and/or 360 of the Penal Code.

National Police Chief Gen. Listyo Sigit Prabowo said the investigation is still underway by the East Java Police with the assistance of the Criminal Investigation Bureau (Bareskrim). “We will determine the possibility of additional suspects, whether they are breach of code of ethics or criminal violations,” Listyo said.