Yahukimo Police Shoot Student – Victim In Serious Condition

West Papua Media Alerts

via KNPBNews.com

(note: WPM has independently verified this through separate sources, however this is an analysis Op-Ed rather than a straight news item)

May 21, 2013 (apologies for translation delay)

Yahukimo Police have shot a student, whilst he was with friends at the Blue Creek at Yahukimo following their school graduation. The incident occurred on Sunday 19 May 2013 at 04.00 (West Papuan time) when Yahukimo Police were using a Police Patrol vehicle went to the above location.

At the moment the Police arrived they came upon a group of students at the location. A group of five students had been drinking alcohol. The police without questioning the students fired warning shots in the direction of the students. The students fled afraid of the police gunfire. Four of them succeeded in fleeing but the fifth named Carles Suhuniap was hit in the right shoulder by further police gunfire whilst trying…

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