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All Pesantren Must be Registered in Ministry of Religious Affairs

Pesantren has sufficient capital to prevent bullying.

Deputy for Special Protection of Children of the Ministry of Social Affairs PPPA Nahar.
Deputy for Special Protection of Children of the Ministry of Social Affairs PPPA Nahar.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Ministry of Women's Empowerment and Child Protection (PPPA) requests that all boarding houses registered with the Ministry of Religious Affairs (Ministry of Religious Affairs) be built and supervised and meet child protection standards.

“I hope that all ponpes should be registered as institutions that can be built and supervised,” said Deputy for Special Child Protection of the Ministry of PPPA Nahar when contacted in Jakarta on Wednesday, responding to a case of child molestation at Pondok Pesantren Hanifiyyah in Dusun Kemayan, Kranding Village, Mojo District, Kediri Regency, East Java (Jatim), which resulted in the death of the victim.

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Because, he said, Pondok Pesantren Hanifiyyah does not have a permit as a boarding lodge. Nahar expressed deep concern over the unfortunate fate that claimed the lives of Santri.

“We are certainly very concerned about this incident,” he said.

It also highlighted the importance of each educational unit, including boarding school cottages, to meet the standards of Child Friendly Special Protection Institutions (LPKRA).

“This is important for it to be a lesson that every unit of education, including boarding houses, is obliged to meet LPKRA standards,” Nahar said.

Earlier, the Ministry of Jatim revealed that the boarding house where BM (14), the santri who was the victim of the persecution of his colleague at Pondok Pesantren Tartilul Quran (PPTQ) Al Hanifiyyah did not have permission as a boarding house.

In the handling of this case police have arrested four perpetrators suspected of involvement in the mistreatment of BM.

The four perpetrators consisted of two adults and two children, namely MN (18) from Sidoarjo, MA (18) from Nganjuk Regency, AF (16) from Denpasar Bali, and AK (17) from Surabaya.

The victim is a class sister of the perpetrators. It is alleged that there were misunderstandings among the children resulting in repeated incidents of molestation.

“If it meets the criminal element of violence against children, then in order to be given a punishment according to Article 80 of Law No. 35 of 2014 on the Protection of Children, and if the act is premeditated, the sanctions provided for in Article 353 of the Criminal Code can be imposed,” Nahar said.

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