Don't Spread Hoax Images and News Related to Suicide Bombings

The Mayor of Bandung, Yana Mulyana appealed to the public to remain calm and not to spread hoax images and news about the suicide bombing that occurred at the Astanaanyar Police Station on Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Humas Kota Bandung Wednesday, 07 December 2022 14:54
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"The people don't need to be anxious and afraid because that's what the perpetrators hope for. We're taking care of the city of Bandung together to keep it conducive," said Yana.

Yana, who also visited the explosion site, deeply regretted this incident.

"I strongly condemn this incident. This incident is certainly not justified by law or religion for whatever reason," said Yana.

For those who violate it can be charged with the ITE Law and have the potential to receive penalties in the form of fines up to prison confinement as stated in article 27 paragraph (1) of the ITE Law which reads:

"Anyone who intentionally and without rights distributes and/or transmits and/or makes accessible electronic information and/or electronic documents that have content that violates decency.

Every person who violates decency as referred to in Article 27 paragraph (1) shall be subject to imprisonment for a maximum of 6 years and/or a fine of up to Rp. 1,000,000,000.00 (one billion rupiah)"

As is known, a suicide bombing occurred at the Astanaanyar Police Station on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 08.20 WIB.

As a result of the explosion, 11 people became victims, namely 10 members of the Police and a resident who was passing in front of the Police.

In fact, a member of the National Police died, namely Aiptu Sofyan. The perpetrator immediately died on the spot when the bomb exploded. (rob)**

Head of the Bandung City Communication and Informatics Agency

Yayan A. Brilayana