Indonesian Government Forms a Fact-Finding Team to Investigate the Kanjuruhan Stadium Tragedy

- 04 October 2022 12:17 WIB
Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law and Security Mahfud MD gave information to journalists regarding the formation of the Independent Fact-Finding Team (TGIPF). (Photo/screenshot/ YouTube Kemenko Polhukam)
Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law and Security Mahfud MD gave information to journalists regarding the formation of the Independent Fact-Finding Team (TGIPF). (Photo/screenshot/ YouTube Kemenko Polhukam)

JAKARTADAILY.ID – To uncover the events that occurred after the Arema FC versus Persebaya match, on October 1, 2022, the Indonesian government formed an Independent Fact-Finding Team (TGIPF).

Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law, and Security  Mahfud MD said the formation of this team was in accordance with the direction of President Joko Widodo who asked for this case to be thoroughly investigated.

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"The president yesterday expressed his deepest condolences to all the victims and ordered us to elaborate on the instructions that were delivered yesterday," Mahfud said at a press conference, Monday, October 3, 2022.

Mahfud said that he would lead the TGIPF directly, while its membership would be announced no later than the next 24 hours.

The members of the TGIPF of the Kanjuruhan tragedy will consist of officials from relevant ministries, related sports organizations, observers, academics, and the mass media. TGIPF's work is targeted to be completed within two to three weeks after it was formed.

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"(TGIPF) will be led directly by the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs. The membership will be determined no later than the next 24 hours," said Mahfud.

Meanwhile, the Governor of East Java Khofifah Indar Parawansa ensured that the victims, both those who died, were seriously injured, or were lightly injured, received the best service.

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Editor: Suksmajati Kumara

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