Yogyakarta, Jubi – A Papuan man studying in Manado, Nius Lokobal (24), was killed by an unidentified person on last Sunday.
“The victim was stranded when founded. He was allegedly tortured before being stabbed in his right stomach. There’s a hitting mark on his forehead that might caused his death,” a Papuan student in Manado told Jubi by email on Sunday (26/7/2015).
The source said at around 01:00 Lokobal, a student |at Universitas Pembangunan Indonesia in Minahasa, Manado, North Sulawesi Province, went out of his house to buy something at a stall, but then he was found in a weak condition at the location without any light.
The local resident reportedly found him and called Malalayang Police Station. The police immediately came to the scene. Malalayang Police Chief Adjunct Police Commissionaire Jefferson Batewa told Papuan students in Manado that after receiving the resident’s report, the police were immediately came to the scene and found the victim badly
injured at around 2:30 local time.
“We took him in patrol car to the hospital but he did not make it. He died because of blooding of being stabbed on his right belly and hit his liver,” he explained.
Further he said currently the police are searching the perpetrator.
“We don’t know why the victim went out from his resident. But we assumed he was stopped and then tortured and stabbed. We are still investigating to prove it,” he explained.
Batewa further said the witness admitted not seeing anyone when he returned from the stall but the victim. Then he asked for help to people who live around the scene. When walking towards the stall, the witness saw a car and motorcycle passed the street.
‘The police couldn’t predict it since there’s a black Avanza car and a motorcycle. In addition I couldn’t recognize its plat number because it’s dark. The police are currently searching the perpetrator,” he said.
According to Malalayang Hospital, the victim Nius Lokobal was died on the way to hospital. The victim’s family has agreed for autopsy but the doctor was on Sunday off. Thus he would be autopsied on Monday (27/7/2015).
Meanwhile the Chairman of Jayawijaya Student in Manado, Agus Tabuni asked the police to immediately reveal the murderer. “The murderer of last incident was unidentified person as well. So I beg the police to immediately revel the perpetrator,” he said. (Arnold Belau/rom)