Jayapura , 24/4 ( Jubi ) Three people have been arrested and another surrendered by his parents after clashes triggered by a drunken in Sorong, police said.
“We are still looking for one more person and negotiating for his surrender,“ Papua police chief Inspector General Tito Karnavian said in Jayapura on Thursday ( 24/4).
“The clash occurred because these offenders were influenced by alcohol and disseminated false information. ”
Tito said police were seeking to re-activate the Interfaith Communication Forum (FKUB ) and the Inter- Tribal Harmony Forum ( Forkas ) as Sorong is very heterogeneous.
“However, religious and inter-ethnic tolerance is already quite well and need to be improved and maintained,” said Tito.
The four suspects are identified by their initials as AL, who is accused of battery, VCT and YSH who are acccused of throwing stones at a mosque and ALS, who allegedly pelted the Sorong Hajj dormitory with rocks. ( Jubi / Indrayadi TH/ Tina)