The Indonesian National Police Will Be Tracing the Bomb Threats Made Against the Belarusian Embassy in Jakarta

- 19 May 2022 17:48 WIB
national police spokesman Gatot Repli Handoko
national police spokesman Gatot Repli Handoko

JAKARTADAILY.ID – The Indonesian National Police said that it will be conducting a thorough investigation into the bomb threats that were sent via email to the Belarusian Embassy in Jakarta

"Of course, the Police will definitely monitor the origin and find out where the e-mail came from," said the Head of the Public Relations Division of the National Police, Gatot Repli Handoko, as quoted from, Thursday, May 19, 2022.

Gatot said that until now the police have not found any indication of a bomb in the vicinity of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus.

He said the threatening email was allegedly sent by someone who claimed to be Ivan Ivanov.

"Nothing yet, no bomb was found. It's just a threat. The threat will be followed up," he explained.

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As previously reported, the Head of Public Relations of the Polda Metro Jaya Kombes Pol. Endra Zulpan confirmed that his party had received a report regarding the threat of a bomb at the Belarus Embassy.

"Officers arrived at the location and sought information on the alleged threat via e-mail," Zulpan told reporters.

The Gegana Polda Metro Jaya Bomb Disposal Team has also been deployed to conduct a sweep around the Belarus Embassy building. However, no bombs or suspicious objects were found there.

"After checking by the Gegana team of the Polda Metro Jaya, the results were nil," said Zulpan.

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Editor: Suksmajati Kumara


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