Jayapura, Jubi – Police were investigating the scene where an unidentified person opened fire, killing one person and wounding seven others in Ugapuga, Kamu Timur district, Dogiyai on Thursday (25/06/2015).
Papua police spokesman commissioner Patrige Renwarin said the crime scene investigation was led by division head of the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Reskrimum) of Papua Police, assistant commissioner Darma Suwandita.
“The team managed to find eight of 5.56 millimeter caliber bullet casings at the scene. The team also presented witnesses, Melianus Mote to demonstrate some of the scenes at the time of the shooting, ” Renwarin said via short messages on Sunday (28/06/2015).
He said as many as 37 5.56-millimeter caliber shells and one cat bullet were found at the location. He said police also found 16 bullet casings and sharp 6.5-millimeter caliber on Friday.
“The survivor, Melianus Mote is now being questioned by a joint team at the Nabire police station. While there is no clarity about the funeral of one victimYoseni Agapa. So far the situation is safe and the community work as usual, “he said.
The injuries are Melianus Mote (16), Podepai Agapa (14), Julius Agapa (17), Junia Agapa (16), Ferry Goo (15), Neles Douw and Menki Agapa ,
Earlier, activists of Human Rights (HAM) Wulayah Mee Pago, Yones Douw said, the incident erupted when there was a blocking car action from Nabire to Dogiyai, by approximately eight youths at 08.00 pm. He said they asked for money Rp 50 -100 thousands
“The riders who feel aggrieved to report to the authorities, and then people dressed and armed thugs used by Avansa black car comes to location,” Yohanes Douw explained a few days ago. (Arjuna Pademme/ Tina)