Densus 88 Shoots Dead Terrorist Who Resists While Arrested

Jakarta, IDN Times – The National Police’s Anti-terror Special Datasemen (Densus) shot dead a suspected terrorist with the initials SU in Sukoharjo, Central Java, for resisting officers. The suspected terrorist was arrested on Wednesday (9/3/2022) at 21.15 WIB.

Karopenmas Div Public Relations Police Brigadier General Ahmad Ramadhan said, SU is a suspected terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI). SU has served as Amir Khidmat, Deputy for Da’wah and Information, and adviser to Amir JI.

“SU fought against the officers aggressively, namely by crashing his car into the officer who was stopping the suspect,” said Ramadhan.

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1. The officer got into the SU car

Detachment 88 Shoots Dead Terrorists Who Fight While Arrested in SukoharjoDetachment 88 Anti-terror officers at the National Police Headquarters. BETWEEN PHOTOS/Ariesanto.

Ramadhan explained that the officer had climbed into the vehicle double cabin driven by SU. The officer also gave a warning to stop, but SU continued to drive.

“SU continued to run his car and drove fast and shook the steering wheel to the right, left or in a zigzag motion with the aim of bringing down officers,” said Ramadhan.

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2. Densus 88 shoots SU dead for allegedly endangering officers and residents

Detachment 88 Shoots Dead Terrorists Who Fight While Arrested in SukoharjoIllustration of members of the Densus 88 Anti-terror squad (ANTARA FOTO/Umarul Faruq)

In addition to intending to paralyze officers, SU also had time to crash his car into a passing civilian’s vehicle. On that basis, Densus 88 immediately took firm action.

“So the officers made a coercive effort by taking measured decisive action by immobilizing the suspect and hitting the upper back and lower right hip area,” said Friendly.

3. Two members of Densus 88 were injured

Detachment 88 Shoots Dead Terrorists Who Fight While Arrested in SukoharjoIllustration of Densus 88 raiding suspected terrorists. BETWEEN PHOTOS/Novrian Arbi

After being shot, SU was rushed to the Bhayangkara Police Hospital in Surakarta for medical treatment. However, SU’s life could not be saved.

“In addition, two members who were injured during the arrest of suspect SU are currently receiving treatment at the Bhayangkara Clinic Hospital,” said Ramadhan.

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