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At Least Nine Police Officers Died While Securing General Elections

At Least Nine Police Officers Died While Securing General Elections (special)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - At least nine Indonesia National Police (Polri) police officers have died while carrying out the task of securing the 2019 general elections in Indonesia.

Head of the Indonesian Police Public Information Bureau Pol Brigadier Dedi Prasetyo confirmed that there were at least nine police officers who died while carrying out their duties in the context of securing elections

"It is true that there were nine police officers who died during the task of securing polling stations and after the vote count," Brigadier General Dedi said on Friday (4/19/2019).

The nine police officers who died were:

1. Aiptu M. Saepudin, Bhabinkamtibmas Cilengkrang, Cileunyi District Police, died of exhaustion after guarding the distribution of ballot boxes.

2. Aiptu M. Supri, member of the Sidoarjo Regional Police, died while carrying out security at TPS 21 in Bareng Krajan Village, Krian District, Sidoarjo, East Java.

3. Suratno AKP, Panit II Sub-Directorate of Economy, Guided by the East Kalimantan Regional Police, died of illness.

4. Brigadier Prima Leion Nurman Sasono, member of the Cerme police station Bondowoso police, died because of an accident heading to the polling station.

5. Bripka Ichwanul Muslimin, a member of the Central Lombok Regional Police of the West Nusa Tenggara Regional Police, was killed in an accident while heading to one of the police stations for the TPS security readiness.

6. Aipda Stef Pekualu, Kupang NTT Regional Police officer, died during the task of securing the 2019 Election.

7. Brigadier Arif Mustaqim, member of the Brimob Cikarang Polda Metro Jaya, was killed during the security of the 2019 Election.

8. Brigadier Slamet Dardiri, member of the Tosari Sub-District Police Sector Police in Pasuruan, was killed in an accident during the 2019 Election security.

9. Brigadier General Syaiful Zachri, Dirbinpotmas Korbinmas Baharkam Polri, died of a heart attack in post-election duties in Labuan Bajo, NTT.