JAKARTA - West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil was also concerned over the stabbing of the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs (Menkopolhukam) RI Wiranto by a gunman in the Menes square, Pandeglang, Banten, Thursday (10/10/19).
Emil - as Ridwan Kamil is called - hoped that Wiranto would soon recover and be able to return to duty. He also asked the security forces to increase vigilance, so that similar incidents do not happen again.
"I am also sorry for what happened to Pak Wiranto. I pray that he recovers quickly. Then, I can go back to work, "Emil said in Jakarta.
"Hoping that the authorities can increase the vigilance and security of state officials. So, something similar has not happened otherwise. Of course, this (stabbing incident) is a concern for all of us, "he added.
As a result of the incident, Wiranto suffered injuries. He was immediately taken to the Pandeglang District Hospital to get a handler. After that, Wiranto was flown to the Gatot Soebroto Army Hospital by helicopter to undergo surgery.