Procurement of Firearms Must Be Approved by the Ministry of Defense

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Monday, September 25 2017 - 19:00 IWST

Anggota Komisi I DPR RI Mayjen TNI (Pur) Supiadin Aries Saputra- Dr Connie Rahakundini Bakrie (Foto Ist)
Anggota Komisi I DPR RI Mayjen TNI (Pur) Supiadin Aries Saputra- Dr Connie Rahakundini Bakrie (Foto Ist)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Member of the House of Representatives Commission I Supiadin Aries Saputra proposed that the procurement of weapons by an institution should have an approval from the Ministry of Defense and the TNI.

It was according to him to avoid that the weapons in the hands of the people and unknown to the state, suddenly used for other purposes even to fight the state.

"We suggest that in the future all weapons procurement must be approved, in addition to Polri for self defense, also from TNI and Kemhan so that all weapons are well controlled, it is hoped Kemhan, Polri and TNI will have data," he said on Monday (25/9 / 2017)

According to him it was done so that when in the community arms arise without permission, can be known source from where.

Previously, in the recording that circulated, TNI Commander General Gatot Nurmantyo mentioned the existence of certain institutions that will bring 5,000 weapons illegally to profiteer the name of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi). This was said by the Commander in the event of the TNI's friendship with retired officers at TNI Headquarters Cilangkap, Jakarta, Friday (22/9).

Meanwhile, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs, Wiranto revealed, there is unfinished communication between the TNI, the State Intelligence Agency, and the Indonesian Police.

Wiranto said information from the TNI Commander about any agency outside the TNI and the Indonesian Police who would purchase 5,000 standard weapons of the TNI was out of place in connection with the current execution of security conditions.

He explained confirmed to the TNI Commander, Chief of Police of Indonesia, Head of BIN, and related agencies, there are procurement of 500 short barrel arms made by PT. Pindad by BIN for intelligence education and not a standard military weapon. (Ant)

News Comment

Today's Industry

Grab (Ist)

Kamis, 11 Oktober 2018 - 12:36 WIB

Women Activists Criticize GRAB Indonesia on Victims Harassment Mediation

A number of women activists express their anger and regret at the GRAB Indonesia. The Malaysian applicator response to bring together between a driver partner who is allegedly harassed his passengers…

Panen Padi (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

Senin, 08 Oktober 2018 - 03:30 WIB

Banten Lebak Farmers Harvest 55,622 Tons of Dry Grain

Lebak-Petani in Lebak Regency, Banten, during September 2018 harvests rice in an area of ​​9,347 hectares of paddy fields with a production of 55,622 tons of dried pungut (GKP) grain.

Bawang Merah (Ist)

Senin, 08 Oktober 2018 - 03:00 WIB

Kelompok Tani Sengingi Riau Panen Bawang Merah

Kuantan Singing - Beken Jaya Benai Farmer Group in Kuantan Singingi Regency, Riau Province harvesting shallots up to tens of tons managed on a quarter hectare of land, the results can improve…

Senin, 08 Oktober 2018 - 02:30 WIB

PT Pertamina Lubricants Wins Two TOP CSR 2018 Awards

Jakarta - PT Pertamina Lubricants managed to bring home two awards at the TOP CSR 2018 TOP CSR category on Lubricants Business, namely for the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Enduro Student…

Listrik Ilustrasi

Senin, 08 Oktober 2018 - 02:00 WIB

Electrical System in Central Sulawesi is 75% Normal

Jakarta - Electricity, telecommunications, roads, airports and fuel supply (BBM) infrastructure have begun to recover in areas affected by the earthquake in Central Sulawesi. Assistance from…