The Papua Provincial Government strongly condemns shooting of the head of the Regional Intelligence Agency

The Government of Papua Province through Regional Secretary, Dance Yulian Flassy strongly condemned the inhuman actions of the Armed Criminal Group, which shot dead the head of the Regional Intelligence Agency of Papua Brigadier General I Gusti Putu Danny Nugraha Karya, on Sunday afternoon (25/4).

In the near future, the Provincial Government of Papua will give a special award to the deceased, for his service, who died in duty in Dambet Village, Beoga District, Puncak Regency.

"We strongly condemn the actions taken by the Armed Criminal Group against the head of the Regional Intelligence Agency of Papua. It is inhumane action".

"The Papua Provincial Government will also give the award and also with the Government of Puncak Regency," explained Dance in Jayapura, Monday (26/4/2021).

The Regional Secretary on that occasion encouraged the Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs to reactivate Papua DESK, in order to neutralize the problems that occur in conflict areas such as Papua.

"In the future we hope that the Papua DESK will be reactivated in the ranks of the Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs".

"And I will meet the Minister to encourage this. Even the Regent of Puncak has met the Minister of Political, Legal, and Security Affairs to encourage this," he concluded.

Previously, the Papua Provincial Government urged the people in Papua to remain calm and unprovoked over the death of the head of the Regional Intelligence Agency of Papua.

"People remain calm because the state has taken over to take care of the body," Regional Secretary said.

Head of the Regional Intelligence Agency of Papua Brigadier General I Gusti Putu Danny Karya Nugraha was reportedly shot by the Armed Criminal Group in Dambet Village, Beoga District, Puncak Regency.

For the incident, the Regional Secretary, Dance and all elements of the government in Papua expressed their condolences for the death of the head of the Regional Intelligence Agency of Papua.