Brigadier General Hendra Kurniawan was proven to have violated ethics related to the murder of Brigadier Nofriansyah Yoshua Hutabarat or Brigadier J.
Dilasir Detik newsApart from Brigadier General Hendra Kurniawan, there were 30 other police officers who were proven to have violated ethics.
“So for Itsus, there are still more investigations that have been questioned, 56, 31 have been proven to have committed ethical violations because of their unprofessionalism at the crime scene,” said Head of the Public Relations Division of the National Police Inspector General Dedi Prasetyo, Thursday (11/8/2022).
Dedi said there were allegations of a criminal act of obstructing the legal process or obstruction of justice in Brigadier J’s case.
Dedi said investigators would follow up if the 31 police officers were proven to have committed a crime. Until now, Itsus is still investigating the criminal allegations.
“This ITS is still in process, if for example from 31 it is proven that there is a criminal violation, the ITS will all be handed over to investigators later from the Criminal Investigation Unit investigators who will follow up on what is the recommendation,” he explained.
National Police Chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo took action against members of the National Police who were suspected of being unprofessional in handling cases at the beginning of the incident.
The commitment regarding the prosecution of a number of police personnel who were suspected of being unprofessional in the process of handling Brigadier J was conveyed directly by the National Police Chief at a press conference at the National Police Headquarters, Tuesday (9/8/2022). To note, apart from investigating the criminal path, the National Police are also investigating violations of the code of ethics in this case through the Special Inspectorate (Itsus).
The special team has so far examined 56 personnel. A total of 31 personnel of whom are suspected of violating the code of ethics. This number increased from 25 personnel who were previously suspected of violating the code of ethics.
Dozens of police are suspected of trying to protect Ferdy Sambo by destroying evidence, eliminating evidence and obscuring the facts. As many as 15 of them have been officially transferred to the National Police Chief.
“Timsus has also examined violations of the Police’s professional code of ethics or actions to destroy, eliminate evidence, obscure and manipulate by transferring to Yanma Polri and currently all of them are being investigated. Yesterday there were 25 personnel that we examined and now it has increased to 31 personnel,” said Sigit.