Marius Asso along with Opianus Majage and Hermina Elopere were arrested on 5 September 2019, whereas Septianus Malaseme was arrested on 2 September 2019. They were accused of destroying the property of the local legislative building in Sorong city. Prosecutors sought a one year jail term for all of them. They were found guilty of violating Article 170 paragraph (1) on collective violence against persons or objects of the Criminal Code. Their verdicts were delivered on 25 June 2020, and on 29 June 2020 for Marius Asso. They were all sentenced to ten months imprisonment and released on 2 July 2020.