Jakarta, CNN Indonesia – Police arrested two snatchers from the Director General of Construction Construction Ministry of PUPR Syarief Burhanudin. One of the thieves was shot dead when arrested.
“New (arrested), shot dead,” said West Jakarta Police Chief Kombes Hengki Haryadi at Polda Metro Jaya, Friday (29/6).
Head of Public Relations Polda Metro Jaya Kombes Argo Yuwono said the arrest was conducted around 02.00 am in the morning. The pursuit of the two perpetrators was made to North Jakarta.
During the arrest attempt, Argo said, one of the scammers with the initials FS took the fight and tried to escape. The police then issued a shot to paralyze FS.
“It was arrested this morning at 02.00 WIB there are two people, one done a decisive action against the officers,” he said in Mapolda Metro Jaya.
Syarief is known to be mugging on Monday (25/6) while cycling alone in the tourist area of Kota Tua, West Jakarta. From the incident, Syarief was injured and rushed to Medistra Hospital Jakarta.
Syarief did not report the incident to the police. But news about the mishap events experienced by Syarief actually crowded in social media some time ago.