East Java Regional Police (Polda Jatim) provided clarification in relation to the viral video of a fight between members of the Highway Patrol (PJR) police and a car driver at PJR Toll Lebanese Post, Grecic Regency, Saturday (3/9/2022) . tomorrow.
“This happened at around 14.00 WIB on Saturday. The video recorder is a car driver with police number 8297-V, named PAW (19), a resident of Bakung Temenggunan, Balong Bendo, Sidorajo,” said East Java Police Public Relations Chief Pole Combs Dermanto said, quoted Sunday ( 4/9/2022) between.
In the recording, it is suspected that a person argued with the PJR members as Rs 500 thousand was demanded from them, but when an explanation was sought, the officers immediately climbed into the car as they knew it was being recorded.
“The PJR officer who was the object of the confrontation in the video was Brigadier SA. Meanwhile, the man wearing a black short-sleeved shirt, knee-high shorts and shoes in the Pajero car is yet to be identified.
According to him, the pickup truck driver with the initials PAW did not admit that his vehicle was subject to a ticket because he could not show his driver’s license, the vehicle’s registration had expired, taxes were not paid and There was no KIR.
“Several moments later, Brigadier SA took action against the driver of the Pajero car, who had violated because he was passing in an improper lane,” he said.
Dirmanto said the Pajero driver provoked the PAW car driver to protest and a collision ensued that was documented through PAW’s own personal cell phone.
He insisted that Brigadier SA did not commit extortion work as alleged in the video. Diramanto said the Brigadier SA tried to give him a ticket by taking him to the nearest PJR post, which is located near the Lebanese toll gate.
“The authorities are taking action. He did not want peace from the beginning, so he was taken to the PJR Lebanese checkpoint for a ticket, but instead his video was made.”
The East Java Police has sought information and clarification from the driver or video recorder, PAW, to straighten it out.
PAW itself has given a written statement regarding the chronology of the incident. Then, the person concerned also admitted that he has violated the traffic rules.
The PAW, Dirmanto said, admitted that he was subject to a fine for not carrying a driving license and that the vehicle at that time had expired the validity period of his license plate (STNK). He assumed that he was only asked to record, then the video was sent to the Pajero driver.
Police are still searching for the youth for more details regarding the incident. (ant/bill)