JAKARTADAILY.ID – Some groups are calling for the resignation of the Cianjur Police Chief, Grand Commissioner Adjutant (AKBP) Doni Hermawan on Twitter, Sunday, November 27, 2022.
People were upset after a viral video showed members from the "GARIS" (Islamic Reform Movement) pulling off a label from a tent donated by a church for refugees of the Cianjur earthquake.
The governor of West Java, Ridwan Kamil outwardly condemned the act, however, Doni defended it, saying it was not an act of intolerance.
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According to Doni, the removal of labels or stickers was done so that the humanitarian aid would appear neutral and not highlight certain groups.
"So it needs to be emphasized that the removal of labels or stickers is not an intolerance. The tents are not rejected, residents are still using them," said Doni.
Various comments expressing disappointment for the Cianjur Police Chief emerged on Twitter. In fact, they urged the National Police Chief Gen. Listyo Sigit Prabowo to remove AKBP Doni Hermawan from his post.
"Good afternoon, Mr. Chief of Police @ListyoSigitP ... Is this what is taught at the Police? If the Head of the Cianjur Police said there should be no labels on assistance for Cianjur residents... does that apply to all parties who help? There can't be labels on the tents?" " wrote an account.
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Another account asked that Doni be transferred to the community service unit (Yanma) at the Police Headquarters.
"Please immediately transfer the Head of the Cianjur Police to Yanma Pak @ListyoSigitP, he may not be able to live in diversity," said the owner of the Twitter account @AlexMsiagian.
"Replace the Cianjur Police Chief with a smart new police chief," asked the account owner @Gitz_Sigitz01.
"The Cianjur Police Chief's statement does not exemplify religious tolerance in a country with Pancasila ideology and Bhinneka Tunggal Ika (Unity in diversity).
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