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Became a Suspect of Hate Speech, Jonru Ginting Submit Pretrial
Selasa, 7 November 2017 | 12:01 WIB
Jonru Ginting - [netralnews]

Skalanews - South Jakarta District Court (PN Jaksel) held a preliminary hearing of a pretrial petition filed by Jonru Ginting. Pretrial related to the determination of Jonru as a suspect case of hate speech in social media.

Jonru's lawyer, Juju Purwanto, said that the pre-trial is proposed to see the suspect's determination of his client whether the procedure is appropriate or not.

"Of course we have to see that the process of the procedure, whether it is the examination as a witness, then the arrest or search and the suspect's determination, we will see if it is in accordance with the applicable procedures," he said in South Jakarta District Court, Monday (6/11).

Juju insists his client's stipulation is not in accordance with the procedure, because the examination process from the witness to the suspect is relatively short.

"Because of his examination and including the determination of the witness until the suspect is not up to fifteen hours, including the examination for three days in a row," he concluded.

Previously Jonru was designated as a suspect and was immediately arrested by Polda Metro Jaya officers on September 29, 2017. After the police arrested immediately conducted a search at Jonru's house and confiscated some evidence such as flashdisk, laptop and others.

By the investigator Jonru subject to Article 28 paragraph (2) Jo Article 45 A paragraph (2) and / or Article 35 Jo Article 51 of Law No. 19 of 2016 on the Amendment of Law No. 11 of 2008 on Information and Electronic Transactions (ITE) and / or Article 4 letter (b) number (1) Jo Article 16 of RI Law No.40 Year 2008 on the Elimination of Racial and Ethnic Discrimination and / or Article 156 of the Criminal Code.

Jonru's file is currently still at the High Court of DKI Jakarta in the research phase. (Frida Astuti/bus)