A Hands-On Security Guard
Rampant lootings broke out in Banten following the devastating tsunami.
THREE youths carrying huge sacks on their shoulders hopped nimbly through the debris of houses destroyed by the tsunami. The location was not far from Haji Ene’s stall, which is 100m from the shoreline of Sumur beach in Pandeglang, Banten. Their movements looked suspicious. “They ran off when I greeted them,” recalled Epi Sahepi, 38, the Sumber Jaya village chief.
Epi, who was with his colleague, Mamat Rohmatulloh, m...