Jayapura, 10/7 (Jubi) – West Papua National Committed claimed burning thousands of presidential election’s ballots, published in the KNPB’s official site www.knpbnews.com.
KNPB said about 4,952 invitation letters (C5 form) and 500 void ballots from Sentani, Wamena and Jayapura have been burned yesterday (9/7). They claimed people of Papua intentionally collected the ballots to be burned without mentioning how they got it. Further it also claimed to have received 200 ballots to win Prabowo-Hatta to be burned.
The First Chairman of KNPB, Agus Kossay during the burning action said the people of West Papua decline the Presidential Election and call for referendum. “People said to boycott the election to determine their right for independent,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of KNPB for Timika, Steven Itlay said the people of Papua had successfully interpreting the calling for abstain in the Presidential Election 2014.
“KNPB for Timika Regiona and the Bomberay Regional Parliament (PRD) sent its gratitude towards the people of Papua, especially to those who live in the Bomberay region for their participation to not get involved in the Presidential Election of the Republic of Indonesia,” Itlay quoted by suarapapua.com. (Jubi/Mawel/rom)