Appreciating Apkam’s efforts to restore security in the Bintang Mountains from Papua’s KST disturbances
By : Recky Rumbiak )*
The Bintang Mountains region can fully recover from all the disturbances carried out by KST Papua. Even there, conduciveness can be maintained again with all sectors starting to carry out their activities normally as before after the many acts and acts of terror and crime that continue to be intensified by the separatist gangs. All thanks to the hard work and firm action taken by the security forces.
After the shooting incident that occurred between the Papuan Separatist and Terrorist Group (KST) and security forces from joint personnel consisting of the Indonesian National Army (TNI) and the Indonesian National Police (Polri) on Saturday 30 September 2023, the current situation and conditions in Serambakon District, Bintang Mountains Regency are starting to return to normal.
People can return to carrying out all their activities as usual. This also includes the atmosphere in offices, education, health services, banking, markets and even how the flow of transportation, both on land and in the air, can return to normal as before.
Regarding the latest developments regarding the conditions and situation in the Bintang Mountains, the Head of the Cartenz Peace Task Force, Police Commissioner (Kombes Pol) Faizal Ramadhani explained that the situation and conditions in the Serambakon District have indeed gradually returned to normal.
In fact, on Monday 2 October 2023, all components were able to carry out all their activities as usual. It cannot be denied that all state civil servants (ASN) have also been able to work normally. In it, there are also teaching and learning activities carried out at local educational institutions that can also run again.
Don’t miss out on how the situation in the market, including health services, is running smoothly again. In fact, the flow of flights to and from Oksibil has recovered to normal. Security forces from joint TNI and Polri personnel continue to strive to ensure that such a situation exists so that it can always be well maintained, so that all people can continue to feel safe and comfortable.
Of course, it is not without reason why all these things continue to be pursued so that they can be realized optimally and optimally by the security forces. The reason is, how people can live safely and comfortably is something that is considered to be the most important and is really needed by all groups of citizens from various layers and elements on Earth of Cenderawasih, especially from the people in the Bintang Mountains themselves who recently continue to experience a tense situation.
All security forces from joint personnel consisting of TNI and Polri who have been deployed directly to the Bintang Mountains themselves will also continue to carry out their duties in carrying out security patrols in the area in order to continue to maintain the security and comfort of the community.
With the presence of security forces from joint personnel in the Bintang Mountains, it is of course hoped that efforts will be able to further optimize efforts to create a safe and comfortable atmosphere as has been hoped for by all parties together so far.
Previously, the success of the joint TNI and Polri security forces in creating a very conducive situation in the Bumi Cenderawasih area, especially from threats to existence and all the cruel acts carried out by KST Papua because as many as 5 (five) members of the separatist gang were involved in the fight. shoot with the security soldiers.
Then, in the firefight that occurred, it was reported that the five members of the terrorist gang in the easternmost province in the country were declared dead in the incident, which occurred on Saturday 30 September 2023 in the early hours of the morning at around 05:00 Eastern Indonesian Time (WIT). .
The firm action taken resulted in the five members of KST Papua, who had been strongly suspected of continuing to be involved in a number of terror cases that they spread, died when they were given hot lead as a gift by the Cartenz Peace Ops Task Force.
It is also known that as many as five KST Papua members are subordinates of Ananias Atimimin, the leader of the separatist gang in the Bintang Mountains Regency in Papua. they were all also identified as perpetrators in crimes that have recently continued to occur in the Bintang Mountains.
During the shootout, security forces soldiers from joint TNI and Polri personnel succeeded in repelling the separatist gang which continued to carry out a lot of terror and continued to cause trouble in the area.
Therefore, great appreciation should be given to the security forces from joint personnel consisting of the TNI and Polri because they were able to once again maintain conduciveness in all areas of Bumi Cenderawasih, especially in the Bintang Mountains area. So that now there all situations can recover and run normally.
)* The author is a Papuan student living in Manado