“We have to be careful. First, we must check the parties and how the relationship between BS and TR is. Once again, I remind colleagues, please be patient and wait for the results of the inspection. The current identity is still a witness,” he said.
The house of the video broadcaster of the alleged hate speech by bin smith was searched by the police
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Earlier, it was reported that the Inspector General of the West Java Police Department Santana stated that his party has upgraded the case against Bahar bin Smith from an investigation to an investigation on Wednesday (December 29, 2021).
It is well known that the arrest of Bahar bin Smith was related to allegations of hate speech that contained racial, religious, racial, and inter-group (SARA) elements.
The West Java regional police investigator said that Santana had submitted an investigation start notice (SPDP) to Bahar bin Smith at his residence in Bogor on Tuesday, December 28th.
“SPDP has been submitted to the reported party,” he concluded.
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In this case, Bahar bin Smith was charged with the criminal act of disseminating information aimed at causing hatred and/or hostility towards individuals and/or groups based on SARA.
This is mentioned in Article 28(2) and Article 45A(2) of the Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 19 of 2016, which involves amendments to the Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 11 of 2008, concerning information and electronic Transaction (ITE) and/or Article 14 and Article 15 of the law. No. 1 of 1946 on the RI stipulated in the Criminal Law.