Timika- The Cartenz 2023 Peace Operation Gakkum Task Force has again arrested one DPO in the case of the murderer of Papuan women and children’s activist Michele Kurisi Doga in Lanny Jaya Regency, Thursday (09/11/2023)
Head of the Cartenz Peace Public Relations Task Force AKBP Dr. Bayu Suseno, S.H, S.I.K, MH confirmed this information.
“That’s right, Thursday afternoon we managed to arrest one DPO who killed Michele Kurisi Doga,” said Bayu.
It was previously reported that Papuan women and children activist Michele Kurisi Doga was murdered on August 28 2023. The video of her murder was uploaded on social media and immediately went viral. Then on October 5 2023 the three perpetrators who killed Michelle were arrested in Jayawijaya PM, AW and RK. Apart from the three perpetrators, the police have issued six other DPO perpetrators.
Regarding the identity and role of one DPO who had been arrested, Bayu explained that his name was JW alias NW.
“This DPO has the initials JW alias NW, 30 years old. The perpetrator’s role was to participate in planning the murder, picking up the victim from the hotel, then together with other perpetrators taking the victim to the crime scene and he was the one who videoed the interrogation and murder of the victim Michele Kurisi,” explained Bayu.
“JW alias NW was arrested based on the Wanted List (DPO) letter number: DPO/12/X/Res.1.7/2023/Ditreskrimum dated 13 October 2023. Arrested on Thursday 9 November 2023 at 13.45 WIT in Lanny Jaya Regency. According to his confession , he is a member of the Central KNPB.” Bayu added
Currently JW is still undergoing examination by investigators from the Cartenz Peace Operations Task Force and investigators from the Papua Regional Police’s Criminal Investigation Directorate.
“Currently, we are still examining the perpetrator for further investigation,” concluded Bayu.