JAKARTA, NNC - Criminal Investigation (Reskrim) Unit of Tanjung Priok Port Resort Police headed by Head of Reskrim Adjunct Commissioner of Police Faruk Rozi and Head of Special Crimes (Krimsus) First Inspector Falva successfully dismantled the online prostitution of young girls. Ironically, the pimp with initials FR who traded the young girls is still 19 years old.
FR procured call girls to entertain mashers in different parts of Jakarta at rates ranging from IDR1 million to IDR2 million.
According to Tanjung Priok Port Resort Police Chief Adjunct Senior Commissioner of Police Eko Hadi Santoso, FR was arrested on Thursday (3/1/2018) at around 8 pm in Matraman area, East Jakarta thanks to reports of residents.
Initially the police secured two women in one of the hotels in Jalan Sunter Permai Raya No. 1, North Jakarta. Both are prostitutes who are 19 years old. Of these two sex workers, the police did the development and succeeded in capturing FR acting as a pimp.
In procuring the girls to mashers, FR advertises on an internet site that offers girls or women for booking. Each was sold at a rate between IDR1.2 million and IDR1.6 million.
To the police, FR claimed only seven months into pimp. But he had previously been a prostitute.
When arrested, the officers also managed to secure some evidence, including two underwear or pink and blue bras, and red and pink panties. In addition police also secured cash worth IDR2.5 million, three mobile phones, as well as savings books and ATM card.
"The pimp as well as victims and evidences are secured to the Port of Tanjung Priok Resort Police for further investigation," said Eko.
The perpetrator is charged under Article 2 Paragraph 1 of Law Number 21 Year 2007 concerning Eradication of Crime of Trafficking in Persons, Article 45 Paragraph 1 in conjunction with Article 27 of Law Number 19 Year 2016 concerning Amendment of Law Number 11 Year 2008 concerning Electronic Information and Transaction, then Article 506 of the Criminal Code.