Another Shooting Happens at Pintu Angin, Mulia



Jayapura, 26/1 (Jubi) – Shooting terror continue to happen in Mulia, Puncak Jaya District. For this time, the motorcade of the Company E Battalion Infantry 751 Rider under the command of 1st Lt. Infantry Alafa was bullets torturing by the Armed Civilian Group in Pintu Angin, Mulia, Puncak Jaya.

From information gathered by, after dropping team for securing area in Pintu Angin, Strada car belong to the Company 751 led by the 1st Lt. Infantry Alafa hit by the gunshot in the location, 100 meters from the Mobile Brigade Station Kulirik. The car was fired using a rifle weapon and hit in the left front tire and car’s glass.

The shooting caused 1st Lt. Infantry Alafa hit by the glass flakes from the car. The shooting was allegedly come from the Yambi Group led by Leka Telenggen. After the shooting, the perpetrator ran away into the forest.

Village Chief of Yambi, Mulia District, Usman when being contacted via cellphone confirmed about the shooting. He only does not know about the shooting victim in the incident done by the armed civilian group.
“I got the information about the shooting, but not yet confirmed about the victim,” Usman said via his cellphone in Sunday afternoon (26/1).


Col. Infantry Lismen Lumban Siantar, the Head Information of Military Command XVII/Cenderawasih, was not able to contact when being confirmed via his cellphone on Monday (26/1) by

Meanwhile, the Commander of Battalion Infantry 751 Rider, Lt. Col. Infantry Luqman Arief related to this incident was reluctant to give more comments. However he asked his members who are on duty in Puncak Jaya District to give priority to the discipline when on duty in accordance with the define procedure.
“Discipline is the only key. With the existing SOP and Protap (Regular Procedure), I am sure there will be no problems. Because I have been there, and saw there are many incidents happened because it was not appropriated with the SOP that was emphasized to all member. As long as the member follow the regular procedure, I am sure there is nothing happen, if there was it would only the far-distance distraction,” Lukman said on Sunday (26/1).

In the previous day, the political figure of Mulia, Puncak Jaya District, Yermis Telwanem spoke that the leader in Yambi was origin from Tiom named Leka Telenggen, and his group does not know about the organization. He further added that in the group the point is who hold the gun therefore he would be the leader.
‘Who hold the gun he would be considered as the commander, so they have many leaders. Most of them who hold the gun was called the commander and who haven’t would be considered as the member. It can be said that they are the intruder movement,” Yermis said, Saturday (25/1). (Jubi/Indrayadi TH/P. Maizier)

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