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Indonesia executes three death convicts

Jumat, 17 Mei 2013 11:01 WIB | 921 Views
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Attorney General's Office (AGO) officially announced it had executed three death convicts at Nusakambangan Penitentiary, Cilacap, Central Java, at the wee hours on Friday.

"They have been executed," Junior Attorney General for General Crime Affairs (Jampidum) Mahfud Manan told Antara here on Friday.

The three death convicts were Suryadi, Jurit and Ibrahim.

Suryadi who came from Palembang, South Sumatra, were sentenced to death for murdering all members of a family in the area of Pupuk Sriwijaya, Palembang, in 1991.

Jurit and Ibrahim were sentenced to death for jointly committed a premeditated murder in the Sekayu area, Musi Banyuasin District, South Sumatra, in 2003.

Mahfud Manan said that the execution was carried out at 00.00 hours Western Indonesia Standard Time (WIB).

"Their bodies (two of them) will be flown to Palembang today," he said.

The bodies of Jurit and Ibrahim will be flown to Palembang, South Sumatra, for burial while the body of Suryadi was buried in Cilacapa, Central Java.

In the meantime, report from Cilacap on Friday morning said the bodies of three executed criminals have been moved from the island of Nusakambangan off Cilacap, southern Central Java.

The bodies were carried in three ambulances from the prison complex to the Sodong harbor in Nusakambangan to be ferried with the ambulances to Cilacap.

Upon arrival at the Cilacap port area, the same ambulances left the city followed by a number of cars carrying Central Java police guards and prosecutors from South Sumatra.

The ambulances carrying the bodies of Jurit and Ibrahim left for Yogyakarta from which they would be flown to Palembang to be buried there on request from their relatives, and the ambulance carrying the body of Suryadi headed for the public cemetery of Kalipasung in Cilacap, police said.

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