Jayapura- The public prosecutor charged the Chairman of the West Papua National Committee or KNPB Center with 2 years imprisonment and the Secretary General of KNPB Numbay Region, Benius Murib with 8 months imprisonment in a case of beating and incitement at the Jayapura District Court Class 1A, Papua, Tuesday (16/01/2024).
“During the trial, the public prosecutor charged Agus Kossay by stating that Agus Kossay was proven to have committed the crime of incitement as stipulated in Article 160 of the Criminal Code and sentenced Agus Kossay for 2 years,” said Emanuel Gobay as the attorney for Agus Kosay and Benius Murib.
“As for Beni Murib, the prosecutor firstly stated that Beni Murib was proven to have committed the crime of assault as stipulated in Article 351 paragraph 1 of the Criminal Code and demanded that Benius Murib be sentenced to 8 months imprisonment,” he said.
Agus Kossay and Beny Murib were arrested by police in the Sentani area, Jayapura Regency at around 19.00 WIT on Saturday (2/9/2023). Both were arrested on suspicion of a case of beating at incitement over an incident that occurred in Jayapura Regency, August 18, 2023.