Assembling a bomb itself is the target of the police
EDITOR.ID, Jakarta,- Police suspect the suicide bomber in front of Pospam 1 Tugu Kartasura, Sukoharjo, Central Java is a lone wolf or a single actor from terror that occurred on Monday 3 June 2019 night. There have been no indications of other actors.
Alleged perpetrators are still amateurs if evaluated from the actions and explosives they use.
However, the police are still exploring the origin of the radical understanding to the 22-year-old youth.
Based on the initial investigation, the explosion occurred at 23.30 WIB. A witness, Rakian Rangga Putra Perdana, who had been questioned by the police, stated that the explosion began with the arrival of a man from the south towards Pospam Kartasura.
The man then sat in front of Pospam Kartasura. At 23:30 WIB there was a loud explosion. A number of officers who were in Pospam scattered.
Suspected perpetrators suffered severe injuries. Had been taken to PKU Muhammadiyah Hospital, the suspect was taken to Soeharso Orthopedic Hospital Solo. Initial investigation, the perpetrator is only alone in carrying out the action, the sole offender.
“From the results of the examination, the perpetrators were suicide bombers. The individuals who were exposed to ISIS were being explored,” Karo Penmas of the Police Public Relations Division, Brigadier General Dedi Prasetyo at the National Police Headquarters, Jakarta, Tuesday (04/06/2019).
The police ransacked the house of the suspected perpetrators of the explosion of the Kartasura police station, Sukoharjo since early this morning. Some items suspected of being explosives were found in unexpected homes. The police also found strange items.
This was said by Head of Wirogunan, Marjono, who also witnessed a search at RA’s parents’ house in Kranggan RT 01 RW 02, Wirogunan, Kartasura, Sukoharjo.
“There are a few sulfur powder, areng, white powder, and the same place for stirring,” said Head of Wirogunan, Marjono, found around RA’s house on Tuesday (4/6/2019).
In addition there are switches, cables, cellphone batteries and aluminum objects the size of a finger. According to him there were no weapons found in his house.
The perpetrator was also known to learn on his own about how to make explosives and applied himself in his house. He added that Rofik was the only actor who was not associated with any terrorist network.
Rofik also invited his parents to pledge allegiance to ISIS. But both parents refused.
“Both of his parents were invited, but refused,” he said.
A suicide bombing exploded in Kartasura, on Jalan Ahmad Yani, Sukoharjo, at 23:00 West Indonesia Time, Monday 3 June 2019. The police said that it was suspected that the bomber was still an amateur if it was evaluated from the action and the bomb detonated.
“Amateurs can be said. When viewed from the composition of the bomb and the amount, it is still amateur. If he uses a backpack, he can kill the police on duty,” Dedi said.
According to him, this was also seen from the position of suicide bombings carried out by RA. The young man detonated a bomb outside the police station where there were no people.
“If he is a professional, he will detonate a bomb inside the post,” said Dedi.
He said, suicide bombs assembled by low explosive low power RA. There were not too many powder and other materials used. Unlike the case of terrorism that happened before. (Tim)