“We moved quickly to take firm action against the thuggery that occurred in Cirebon Regency, and managed to secure 26 people, who were at their headquarters,” said Cirebon Police Chief Kombes Pol Arif Budiman in Cirebon, Sunday (17/7/2022).
Arif said that one of the mass organizations whose headquarters was raided carried out attacks, persecution and beatings against other mass organizations in Palimanan District, Cirebon Regency, on Saturday (16/7/2022) night at around 21:45 WIB.
The action, continued Arif, resulted in one victim being injured and a number of houses of local residents were damaged, so his party raided it organization headquarters who carried out the attack as a follow-up to the perpetrators of the attack, beating, and destroying residents’ houses.
“We will take firm action and will not hesitate to take strong action against all perpetrators of thuggery in the jurisdiction of the Cirebon Police,” he said.
During the raid on the headquarters of the Cirebon Police, they managed to confiscate a soft air pistol, dozens of sharp weapons ranging from machetes, spears, sickles and others.
In addition, dozens of motorcycles and cars were also secured along with liquor (alcohol), cellphones, and other evidence. (Source: Between)