BANDUNG-The tranquility in West Java was disrupted by a terrorist. The act of terrorism was located at Pandawa Park, Bandung city, at Monday (27/2). The act provoked many criticism and consider as a disruption of the tranquility of West Java, specifically in Bandung City.
The Governor of West Java, Ahmad Heryawan (Aher), said that the act of terrorism cannot be justified. He thought that the act of terrorism is already considered as a serious criminal, which is have to be solved by law. He also surprised with the act of terrorism which had disrupted the tranquility in his territory.
"We surprised how come there are still terrorists who commit terrorism. They disrupted the tranquility of people. The tranquil West Java suddenly shocked by the pot bomb," said Aher at Gedung Sate, Dipenogoro street No. 22, Bandung city, Monday (27/2).
"I think that act of terrorism cannot be justified, it is wrong. A serious criminal. That's why the perpetartor had commited a serious mistakes," he added.
Aher asked that this case must be investigated completely and find the organisation. The citizens are also asked to be aware and cautious, and Aher hoped that this will be the last time and there will be no more terrorists in our mother earth.
"Together with the police will take other steps. For the government, we will take precaution for the citizens so they can be cautious of terrorism. And also another step is to encourage our next generations not to be recruted in any terrorism organisation," Aher said.
The act of terrorism was happened at Pandawa Park, Bandung, around 09.30 a.m. The actor of the terrorism brought detonator in a pot. The explosion also happened at Pandawa Park. After the bomb exploded, the perpetrator ran to Arjuna Urban Village Office and was chased by senior high school students. He also suspected burnt a lot of things in the office.
The perpetator then hid and terrorised in Arjuna Urban Village Office. There was smoke from the second floor of Arjuna Urban Village Office. It is suspected that the perpetrator burnt things in there.
There was crossfire between the perpetrator and the police from anti-terror division of Provincial Police Commands of West Java. Around 11 a.m. the police finally arrested the perpetrator. The perpetrator died on the way to the nearest hospital.