Journalists intimidated to delete reports of Illegal cigarette business.

Description

The two journalists have regularly written and reported on the circulation of various illegal cigarettes in North Halmahera, North Maluku. The business allegedly involved many officers in the National Police and National Army institution. 

Because of this report, the two journalists received intimidation from Sigit Adi, Head of Sub-Directorate of Intelkam, Nort Maluku Regional Police. 

Sigit call them and asked to delete or take down the report. He also explained that the illegal cigarette business belonged to a 2-star general at the National Army headquarters.  

 

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
2
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Male
Age
Country
North Maluku
Full name or name of group
Identified
The name of perpetrator (individual/group)
AKBP Sigit Adi Prasetyo, Kasubdit I Direktorat Intelkam Polda Maluku Utara.
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Type of incident
Verbal Intimidation