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Two KPK commissioners get bomb threats in their residences

Kamis 10 Jan 2019 02:30 WIB

Rep: Arif Satrio Nugroho, Idealisa Masyrafina/ Red: Reiny Dwinanda

Molotov coctails were thrown into the house of KPK Deputy Chief Laode M Syarif in Kalibata, South Jakarta, Wednesday (Jan 9).

Molotov coctails were thrown into the house of KPK Deputy Chief Laode M Syarif in Kalibata, South Jakarta, Wednesday (Jan 9).

Foto: Republika/Wihdan
Fake bomb and molotov coctails were found at KPK commissioners houses.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Two Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) commissioners received bomb threats in their residences on early Wednesday. The National Police investigators suspected that the terrorists sent a fake pipe bomb to the house of KPK Chief Agus Raharjo in Bekasi, West Java, while a molotov bomb thrown at residence of Deputy Chief of KPK Laode M Syarif.

"The wires are not connected, there is no detonator, so that is a fake bomb," said spokesperson of the National Police, Brigadier General Dedi Prasetyo at the National Police Headquarters, in South Jakarta, on Wednesday (Jan 9).

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Police investigators search the house of KPK Chief Agus Rahardjo after a bag allegedly contained a pipe bomb was found hanging on the fence of Agus's house in Graha Indah Housing complex, Bekasi, West Java, Wednesday (Jan 9).

Dedi explained, the police at first suspected that the bag which was hooked on fence of Agus's house at Graha Indah Housing, Jatiasih, Bekasi, contained bomb elements. But after examining it, police found elements in the bag were not connected and could not cause an explosion.

At a separate location, two bottles resembling molotov cocktails were thrown into Laode's house at South Kalibata Street, South Jakarta, at around 5:30 AM on Wednesday. The Jakarta Metro Police's anti-terrorism Special Detachment 88 together with a special team from the National Police are still investigating the case.

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