Indonesian Human Rights Commission to Call Densus 88 Regarding Doctor Sunardi's Death

- 15 March 2022 21:39 WIB
Illustration of Densus 88 ((Pikiran Rakyat/Armin Abdul Jabbar))
Illustration of Densus 88 ((Pikiran Rakyat/Armin Abdul Jabbar))

JAKARTADAILY.ID - The National Human Rights Commission, or Komnas HAM, today summoned the National Police's Anti-terror Detachment 88 to get more information regarding the shooting of the suspect in the alleged terrorism crime case, Doctor Sunardi.

Sunardi died after the shooting incident that occurred in Sukoharjo, Central Java on Wednesday, March 9, 2022.

"Detachment respects and honors National Human Rights Commission's summon, Densus 88 will attend and come to the summon related to law enforcement actions by the Densus apparatus against the suspect in the terrorist act, SU (Sunardi)," said Brigadier General Ahmad Ramadhan, Head of Public Information Bureau of the Public Relations Division to the press on Monday, March 14, 2022.

According to Ramadhan, Densus 88 would cooperate in explaining the incident to the National Human Rights Commission. In addition, Densus 88 is also currently preparing pieces of evidence to be submitted.

"Of course, what is needed is evidence related to the involvement of suspect SU (Sunardi) as a member of the JI network," he said.

In addition to evidence of Sunardi's involvement, Densus 88 will also provide CCTV footage and evidence of witness statements around the location.

"So, the procedure for members of SU [Sunardi] in the field is [justified]," said Ramadhan.

Choirul Anam, Commissioner of the National Human Rights Commission, said that the summon was made to obtain information about the controversial death of doctor Sunardi.

"And to make things clear," Anam said in his official video on the National Human Rights Commission's Public Relations YouTube channel, Monday, March 14, 2022.

Doctor Sunardi died when Densus 88 attempted to arrest Jalan Bekonang, Sukoharjo, Central Java, at 21.15 WIB on Wednesday, March 9, 2022.

Sunardi allegedly resisted the officers by ramming his vehicle into the police. The officer then shot Doctor Sunardi, which hit his upper back and lower right hip until he eventually passed away.

The article was translated from's article titled "Selidiki Kematian Dokter Sunardi, Komnas HAM Berencana Panggil Densus 88".

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Editor: Djauhari Effendi


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