Sorong, Jubi – Some Papuan women traders in Sorong city, West Papua, blocked the main road in front of the post office Klademik I, on last week, demanding the release of the eight young men who are still detained by police.
The action showed the disappointment of the traders against the local police on the arrest of eight youths suspected of being the perpetrator of an attack that killed a young man named Glen Renmaur in front of Saga Supermarket Sorong.
On Friday (08/28/2015), two groups of residents clashed around the supermarket because of debt problems, leaving two people dead- one of whom was shot by security forces. The two victims were identified as Glenn R (30) and Maya.
One trader, Mina, told Jubi, the case has been settled in a customary way.
“We also experienced the loss of our house burned, looted our wealth. And we are the ones who are attacked, “said Mama Mina.
City Sorong police Ops, AKP Adhi Darma when confirmed bu Jubi said that the mass blocked the area after for about three hours and be able to meet Sorong city police chief and deputy.
“After three hours of our negotiations, they finally meet police chief and want to unbarred,” said Adhi Darma AKP. (Niko Mbc/ tina)