Wamena, Jubi – An ex-political prisoner Linus Hiluka confirmed he would keep refusing any offers of Central Government in any ways.
He stated it when Jayawijaya Police Chief Adjunct Senior Police Commissionaire Semmy Ronny Thabaa visited him on last week at his residence located in Pelima Village, Ibele Sub-district, Jayawijaya Regency.
“Until now some people act on behalf of our name –five political prisoners- telling Jakarta that we want some goods, but now I stand with Jayawijaya Police Chef to say I and my colleagues do not want any offers in any ways, it’s our commitment,” Hiluka said.
Meanwhile, in the same plance the Jayawijaya Police Chief Adjunct Senior Police Commissionaire Semmy Ronny Thaba said the Jayawijaya Police attempts to study this rejection. According to him, based on conversation with Linus Hiluka, he found out there is an issue increased among Jayawijaya residents that Linus Hiluka has received funding from the Papua Provincial Government as well as the Central Government or president in this term.
In regards to the protest would be taken by Linus Hiluka, the chief explained Hiluka intend to do it to openly clarify that the accusation over five ex-political prisoners was wrong, because Hiluka didn’t accept anything. “Five ex-political prisoners never submitted any proposal to the governor or president, and they never received IDR 2.6 billion as rumored,” said the Jayawijaya Police Chief.
He added the Jayawijaya Police Chief would do a clarification related to this issue. “I have talked with the presidential special official Lenis Kogoya to clarify this issue and would ensure that the five ex-political prisoners would not accept anything from the government,” he said. (Islami/rom)