Rikcky Gilbert Dimara (19) and Frendi Mariar (19) were arrested on 29 August 2019 and accused of damaging the local legislative council building. Prosecutors sought one year and eight months in jail for both of them. On 17 December 2019, the District Court found them guilty of violating Article 170 paragraph (1) of the Criminal Code on collective violence against persons or objects and sentenced Frendi Mariar to six months and Rikcky Gilbert Dimara to one month jail time. The prosecutors appealed the decisions. The Court of Appeal in Jayapura revised the verdict and sentenced both to ten months jail on 26 February 2020.