The combination of Densus 88 and Kopassus to eliminate terrorism in Indonesia


Setyo Wasisto Setyo Wasisto - Nine days, Densus 88 anti-terror working to tackle the series of acts of terror since the riot in Mako Brimob  Kelapa Dua, Depok. In the middle of the duty, the Police took elite TNI troops, Kopassus in raids and arrests of terrorists.

"Kopassus has joined in. Mr. Kapolri conveyed" said Police Public Relations Division Inspector General, Setyo Wasisto told reporters at Mako Brimob Polri, Trunojoyo street, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, Wednesday, May 15th 2018.

Setyo explained that Kopassus has helped the Police in arrest and raid operations. The police unit in direct contact with Kopassus is Brimob.

In addition, the TNI is also preparing another special unit to deal with the problem of terrorism. TNI formed the Joint Special Operations Command (Koopssusgab). The command of this operation has been watched by Prisident Joko Widodo.

"For the special operations command of the joint TNI, has been watched by the president and re-inaugurated by the TNI Commander" Chief of Staff of President, Moeldoko at the Presidential Palace Complex, Central Jakarta, Wednesday, May 16th 2018.

Moeldoko explained that the formation of Koopssusgab does not have to wait for the Bill of Terrorism to be passed. Inside there are special force of land, sea and air. "We can prepare for the operation of war and operation other than war, ready to hand over to the security apparatus, we are ready to face any situation”


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