Police Fire Tear Gas, HRS Supporters Run in Cempaka Putih
Terkini.id, Jakarta – Police fire tear gas, HRS supporters run in Cempaka Putih. Masses of supporters of Habib Rizieq Shihab (HRS) held a demonstration regarding the decision to appeal the swab case at Ummi Hospital, Bogor, West Java. The demonstrators held a long march from the direction of the Coca-Cola intersection to the DKI Jakarta High Court, Cempaka Putih, Central Jakarta.
From the observations of journalists at the location, Monday, August 30, 2021, at around 11.30 WIB, the masses came on foot to Jakarta High Court. Traffic seemed to be stuck.
As reported by detik.com, Monday, August 30, 2021, the police confronted the crowd across from ITC Cempaka Mas. Police then fired tear gas at the crowd.
The crowd then split up and ran. Some ran to the busway stop at the location, some ran to Senen.
Along the road to the High Court, barbed wire is also installed. The barbed wire extends for hundreds of meters from before the court to past the court.
In addition, police tactical vehicles guarded the road, water cannon cars, mass dispersants, and Barracuda cars were seen. Police armed with long barrels and using thrill motorbikes were also on guard at the location.
Along the road to the High Court is also guarded by police. All points around the High Court are guarded, including the BPJS building, which is right at the DKI Jakarta High Court, also guarded by the police.
For your information, the DKI Jakarta High Court today rejected the appeal of Habib Rizieq Shihab and his friends. As a result, Habib Rizieq was sentenced to four years in prison for the swab case at the Bogor Ummi Hospital.
“The case number 210 is also confirmed where on behalf of the defendant Muhammad Rizieq bin Husein Syihab alias Habib Muhammad Rizieq Syihab in the case at the High Court Number 210 Special Crimes in 2021 Jakarta High Court, in the district court he was sentenced to four years in prison and then the High Court was strengthened by decision number 210 for special crimes in 2021, the DKI High Court,” explained Jakarta High Court Public Relations official, Binsar Pamopo Pakpahan at the DKI Jakarta High Court building, Jalan Letjend Suprapto, Cempaka Putih, Central Jakarta, Monday 30 August 2021.
In addition to Habib Rizieq, the DKI Jakarta High Court upheld the verdicts of Habib Rizieq’s son-in-law, Hanif Alatas, and the President Director of the Ummi Andi Tatat Hospital. Both were also sentenced to one year in prison.
Binsar said that during the trial this morning, neither the public prosecutor nor Habib Rizieq’s lawyer came. He said that his party will immediately send an excerpt of this decision to the East Jakarta District Court.
“Of course this case will be submitted later, notified through the East Jakarta District Court to the defendant and the public prosecutor and both the defendant and the public prosecutor have the right to take legal action, namely if they object to this decision, they will certainly file a cassation lawsuit to the Supreme Court,” said Binsar.