BANDUNG - Be careful in social media. Do not let the consequences of social media go into law. As experienced by a doctor who is now secured by the West Java Regional Police.
A doctor with the initials DS was secured by the Special Criminal Investigation Directorate of the West Java Regional Police for distributing hoaks related to the events of May 22, when a teenager was shot by the police.
"Facebook accounts are open to the public, read by everyone, of course anyone who reads will cause hatred, anger towards the police institution," said Director of West Java Regional Police Reskrimsus Commissioner Samudi, at West Java Police Headquarters, Tuesday (05/28/2019)
The perpetrator posted the status on his Facebook account entitled "Police Shooting Victim, A Teenager 14 Years Killed", with a caption "Tonight Allah calls servants in His love. A teenager is responsible, wearing a belt bearing the student council logo, escorted to the ARMII mobile post in a condition covered in blood. When placed in the ambulance distretcher, there is no response, the pulse is not palpable. The medical team immediately resuscitated. The condition was so severe that this child was martyred on the way to the hospital. The medical team that helped did not hold back tears. Child's death always leaves trauma. It was unthinkable for his parents' feelings.
Samudi regretted that this post was distributed by a highly educated person, aka a doctor. The perpetrator is a doctor in the field of midwifery. It should be with high education, the concerned becomes conditioning, providing understanding and education to social media users.
"As a doctor and teacher, it should help the government in providing education to the community. If there is news that is not correct, sharing must not be shared first, "he said firmly
DS himself claimed that his post was only for material discussion with his friends regarding the current conditions. However, he did not understand the laws of information law and electronic transactions.
"I copy (copy paste) because there are references to be used as material for discussion. It should be on a closed friend's page, not on my open page, "he claimed.
As a result of his actions, the suspect was charged with Article 14 paragraph (1) and paragraph (2) in conjunction with Article 15 of Law No. 1 of 1946 concerning Criminal Law Regulations, and Article 207 of the Criminal Code. He threatened a sentence of up to 10 years in jail. Jo