Six Chinese Citizens Suspected of Illegal Mining in Papua
jpnn.com, PAPUA - Six foreign nationals from China are suspected of illegal mining in Wapoga, Waropen, Papua.
According to the Law and Human Rights Ministry's Papua immigration head, Novianto Sulastono, the six have now been arrested.
The Chinese citizens, who were arrested on November 20, were given different sanctions.
Three of them, namely Yan Gamping, Ge Jungfeng, and Tan Liguo, were deported.
In addition, Tan Liguo is now banned from entering Indonesia.
Three other perpetrators, namely Tang Lihua, Lan Feng, and Lu Huacheng, will be handled by the directorate of immigration supervision and enforcement in Jakarta.
Novianto said that after the six foreigners were arrested by members of the Wapoga Police, they were taken to the Yapen military district command in Serui. They were then transferred to Biak to be submitted to the immigration office.
According to the information obtained, the perpetrators went to Waropen on orders from their partners who were in quarantine in Jakarta upon their return from China.
Six foreign nationals from China are suspected of illegal mining in Wapoga, Waropen, Papua.
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