Jayapura- The extension of the Cartenz-2024 Peace Operation by the National Police in Papua emphasizes the National Police’s commitment to maintaining the stability of Security and Public Order (Kamtibmas) in the Papua region.
Head of Operation Peace Cartenz-2024, Kombes Pol Dr. Faizal Ramadhani, explained that the extension of Operation Peace Cartenz-2024 by the National Police starts from January 1 to December 31, 2024. Wednesday/10/1/2024.
“Operation Peace Cartenz-2024 still has a main focus on law enforcement against Armed Criminal Groups (KKB) and Political Criminal Groups (KKP) in Papua. The approach applied is still in line with the work patterns of previous years”, he concluded.
He added that the operation functions include community development, detection, and public relations, which are supported by law enforcement task forces. The target of the operation covers the Central Papua Province and Papua Mountains, focusing on nine districts, namely Bintang Mountains, Yahukimo, Mimika, Intan Jaya, Dogiyai, Puncak, Nduga, Jaya Wijaya, and Jayapura.
The Head of Public Relations Task Force of Ops Peace Cartenz-2024, AKBP Dr. Bayu Suseno, also added that the focus of the 2024 operation remains on law enforcement against KKB and KKP. He also mentioned the challenges still faced, including the hostage case of Susi Air Pilot, Captain Philip Mark Mehrtens, by Nduga KKB Leader Egianus Kogoya. The hope is to resolve these issues properly by 2024.
“With the extension of this operation, it is hoped that the security situation in Papua can continue to be improved, while law enforcement efforts against armed and political criminal groups can create a safer and more peaceful Papua”. Bayu concluded.