Derek Aronggear

Date of Birth
Date of Arrest21/08/2019
Case Details
Sentence1 year in jail
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Derek Aronggear (30) and Martinus Asmuruf (26) were arrested on 21 August 2019. They were accused of looting an ATM then sharing the money with other protestors when the protest turned violent. Prosecutors sought a one year and six months jail term for both of them.  On 17 December 2019, the District Court found them guilty of violating Article 363 paragraph (1) on theft and sentenced them to five months in jail. The prosecutors appealed the decisions. The Court of Appeal in Jayapura revised the verdicts to one year in jail for both of them on 6 March 2020.