Journalists are beaten by a group of veiled people, after a press conference at PT. Flobamora


Journalist for named Fabi Latuan, experienced physical violence by a number of unknown people around the Naikolan area, Kupang City, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

That day, Fabi and dozens of other journalists attended a press conference invitation by the management of PT. Flobamor to clarify the news regarding BPK RI's LHP findings regarding PT Flobamor dividends for 2019 and 2020 worth IDR 1.9 billion, which were allegedly not paid to the Provincial Government of NTT.

When Fabi was just about to return home, two men called Faby. Then Faby turned around and answered, then they immediately hit Faby. There were other journalists come to help Faby. But suddenly four more people came carrying knives, and journalists immediately ran to save themselves.

As a result of the persecution, Fabi suffered bleeding wounds on his nose, temples and swelling on his head.

Shortly after experiencing the violence, the victim, who is also the chief editor of Suaraflobamor, received treatment at Titus Uly Hospital, Kupang City. This case has reported to the Police.

AJI Kupang suspects that the mistreatment of the victim is related to the news published on the media

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