Editor in Chief Kasamea.com Stabbed by Masked Man

Description

Journalist in Baubau City, Southeast Sulawesi, Irfan Mihzan was attacked with a sharp weapon by two people wearing masks, right in front of his house in Waruruma Village, Baubau City, Southeast Sulawesi on Saturday, July 22 2023. The victim is also known as the chief editor and owner of online media Kasamea.com.

That day, around 09.30 AM, the victim and his wife had just arrived from his house. When they got out of the car, two people immediately approached the victim and attacked them using sharp weapons. At that time, the victim managed to avoid the initial attack. The perpetrator then attacked the victim again until he hit the victim's left arm and right hand.

The victim's wife, who was in the car, immediately screamed hysterically. The perpetrator then fled before other residents came to help the victim.

The kasamea.com journalists were threatened for reporting on the alleged corruption case involving the construction of the South Buton, Sulawesi (Busel) cargo airport.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
1
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Male
Country
Southeast Sulawesi
Full name or name of group
Unidentified
Background (state actor or non state actor)
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Type of incident
Physical assaults (include death, injury, abduction)
Please type the data source here (text)
https://www.ngopibareng.id/read/jurnalis-di-sulawesi-tenggara-diserang-usai-tulis-dugaan-korupsi

https://www.cakraindonesia.co.id/uncategorized/sebelum-ditikam-jurnalis-kasamea-com-sempat-diancam-usai-beritakan-kasus-korupsi/

https://baubaupost.com/kuasa-hukum-kasamea-com-nilai-motif-penganiayaan-lm-irfan-masih-ngambang/