Bareskrim Has Examined Ambrocius Nababan as a Witness Regarding Alleged Racism

Source: Indonesian Police Public Relations Division


JAKARTA, Media – The National Police Criminal Investigation Unit has investigated the General Chairperson of Projamin, Ambroncius Nababan, regarding the alleged case of racism to former Komnas HAM Commissioner Natalius Pigai. The National Police said that Ambroncius was examined as a witness.

“What we can inform is that the person concerned has been examined and the results of the examination are under the authority of the investigator. His status is a witness, ”said Karo Penmas, Police Public Relations Division, Brigadier General Rusdi Hartono, Tuesday (26/1/2021).

Last night Ambroncius went to the Police Criminal Investigation Unit to undergo an examination. Ambroncius came with a number of members of the Projamin (Professional Jarinfan Mitra Negara).

Previously, Ambroncius Nababan was policed ​​due to his remarks on Facebook. He juxtaposed Natalius Pigai’s photo with a photo of a gorilla. The Directorate of Cyber ​​Crime, Bareskrim Polri then summoned Ambroncius Nababan. Bareskrim has issued a warrant to investigate this case.

In this summons, the National Police’s Criminal Investigation Unit will clarify to Ambroncius about the FB account used by the alleged spread of racist speech. From the results of the clarification, further steps will be determined. It should also be noted, Bareskrim’s cyber investigators before calling them already had preliminary findings.

Head of Public Relations Division of the National Police, Inspector General Argo Yuwono, ensured that this case would be handled with the concept of precision or predictive policing, responsibility, and fair transparency.

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