Jayapura, 7/2 (Jubi) – Former Papua political prisoner, Yusak Pakage said the West Papua National Army (TPN/OPM) have their own ways to get weapons. He made this statement as a response for Governor of Papua Province, Lukas Enembe. Enemebe said TNI/Polri which sell weapons to TPN/OPM.
“TPN/OPM have ammo not just because there is a TNI/Polri exist. This is an organizations which ask for freedom, so they have their own way to get weapons,” said Yusak Pakage to tabloidjubi.com in Padangbulan, Jayapura, Friday (7/2)
He stated TPN/OPM is not armed Civilian Groups (KSB) or the other. In addition, whether there is an evidence or not of sales of guns by TNI and Polri to OPM, it’s obvious the conflict is never finish.
Earlier, Governor of Papua, Lukas Enembe accused the security apparatus and the military in Papua has been selling ammo to the citizens of Papua. It is not without reason. According to him, the armed groups in Papua never runs out of bullets.
“The Head of Police Indonesia and Military Commander, must to organize that ammo, because the ammo it was sold by our own members,” said Lukas Enembe in Jakarta, Thursday (6/2), as quoted from merdeka.com.
According to him, it is very strange if the perpetrators of the shooting in Papua could have bullets because surveillance in Papua are very strict. It is difficult to get the bullets or ammo other than buying from police or the military who in duty in Papua. (Jubi/Aprila/Frans)