The perpetrators of the burning of a public junior high school in the Bintang Mountains are confirmed to be an armed criminal group . They are members led by Lamek Alepki Taplo.
The Head of the Cenderawasih Military District Command, Colonel Inf Aqsha Erlangga, confirmed the burning of a junior high school building in Serambakon, Bintang Mountains Regency, Papua, Tuesday (14/12/2021) today.
“Yes, it is true that there was a fire against a junior high school building in Serambakon District, Bintang Mountains, which is currently still being investigated,” said Colonel Aqsha in Jayapura City, Papua, Tuesday afternoon.
According to him, there had been a shootout between the Indonesian National Police and the KKB for the school burning. However, there were no casualties on either side.
“It is suspected that the KKB Ngalum Kupel led by Lamek Alepki Taplo set the school on fire,” he said. According to him, the situation in Serambakon District and around the arson scene is starting to become conducive.
Joint troops from the Indonesian National Police are on standby in the area. Previously KKB burned a public junior high school in the Bintang Mountains on Tuesday morning. Their action began with a series of gunshots around the location of the burning.
The fire was reported to have occurred at around 09.00 WIT so that soldiers and police who were on duty at the Serambakom Post came to the location of the fire to move residents.
While transferring residents to the Wambakon Catholic church, they were fired upon by the KKB, resulting in a shootout between the Indonesian National Police and the armed gang.
Source : https://papua.inews.id/berita/pembakar-smp-negeri-di-pegunungan-bintang-kkb-pimpinan-lamek-alepki-taplo