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Police seek people behind Papua poll violence

Mustaqim Adamrah , THE JAKARTA POST , JAKARTA | Sat, 04/18/2009 2:21 PM | National

The National Police is intensifying the search for those responsible for a string of violent events that rocked Papua around election day.

The police has named five suspects who were allegedly involved in the arson attack on the rector’s building at the Cenderawasih University last Thursday, one of them identified by his initials as SW.

“We have learned that SW *is among those* who set fire to the Cenderawasih University. We’ve also known who ordered him,” National Police chief Gen. Bambang Hendarso Danuri said Friday at the State Palace. Continue reading