Polda Metro Jaya Open Saracen Social Media Group Complaint Post
By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, August 29 2017 - 13:00 IWST
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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta- Polda Metro Jaya opened a group complaints post containing hate speech content through social media network "Saracen".
"(Report) thousands, Polda Metro Jaya open post receiving complaints from Central Java," said Head of Public Relations Polda Metro Jaya Police Commissioner Argo Yuwono in Jakarta Tuesday (29/08/2017)
Kombes Argo declared the investigator of the Special Criminal Investigation Directorate of Polda Metro Jaya to investigate the case of hate speech through Saracen's Facebook account.
Argo said Polda Metro Jaya will coordinate with the Police Headquarters, which also handles Saracens to arrange the suspects.
"The network will be investigated, we just wait to solve the case," said Argo.
Previously, investigators of the Directorate of Criminal Crime of Criminal Investigation Police arrested three suspects of group managers containing hate speech content through Saracen's Facebook account.
The three suspects were MFT arrested in Koja North Jakarta on 21 July 2017, SRN arrested in Cianjur West Java on 5 August 2017 and JAS was arrested in Pekanbaru Riau on August 7, 2017.
Police suspect the Saracens Group created a number of Facebook accounts such as Saracen News, Saracen Cyber Team and Saracennewscom with members reaching 800,000 followers.
The Saracens Group is indicative of spreading content containing tribal, religious, racial and intergroup hatred since November 2015.