Five killed in incident at police station in Indonesia
Five people were reportedly killed after police officers opened fire at hundreds of angry local people who ransacked Biau police station in the Central Sulawesi regency of Buol on Tuesday evening, a media reported here on Wednesday.
Buol Police chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Amin Litarso quoted by the Jakarta Post as saying that the angry locals also damaged a number of police facilities and properties. The attack followed the death of local resident, Kasmir Timumun, a motorcycle taxi driver, while being detained at the police office on Monday, Xinhua reported.
Bruises found in many parts of his body, sparking allegations that he had been tortured before he died.