Bandit Scapegoats in Police Operations
Scores of suspected roadside bandits were shot to death approaching the Asian Games. The police’s stories are in contradiction with the testimonies of eyewitnesses.
BANG! Bang! Bang!" The sound of three shots from a firearm shocked Hendra Yanuar, 24, who was keeping watch over his Boboy Thai Tea stall in Jalan Angkasa Pura Dalam 1, Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, Wednesday, as midnight approached on July 18. His easy conversation with his father and close friends stopped instantly. Moments later, he rushed towards the source of the shots, only some 70 meters away from his stall.
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