JAKARTADAILY.ID – The Directorate of Special Crimes (Ditkrimsus) of the Metro Jaya Police has begun investigations on the discovery of piles of rice that was found buried in an empty plot in the Sukmajaya district in Depok, West Java.
Special Crimes Director of Polda Metro Jaya, Senior Commissioner Auliansyah Lubis said the police are still investigating the origin of the stockpiled rice. His party has also seen firsthand the location where the social assistance rice is being buried, which is reported to have reached more than 2 tons.
"We agreed that after checking the location, there was indeed rice that was stockpiled," Auliansyah Lubis told reporters when checking the land that was being stockpiled in Sukmajaya, Depok City, Wednesday, June 3, 2022.
"The problem is that rice is stockpiled or damaged rice and so on, we are still carrying out the investigation process. So I can't explain what rice it is, maybe an update rather than an investigation will be delivered soon," he continued.
Aulia also revealed that 3.4 tons of rice were buried in the location. According to him, the information is based on information from the JNE.
"From the results of the temporary statement, JNE is 3.4 tons. We will also ask for expert information whether the findings are only rice or something else," he said.
Previously reported by PMJnews, JNE VP of Marketing Eri Palgunadi said that the buried rice was in a damaged condition. According to him, this is in accordance with the procedures for handling damaged goods.