|Head of Central Sulawesi church killed||| Print ||
Incident Type: Shooting
Date: October 16, 2006
Actors: JI/Tanah Runtuh
Event: Reverend Irianto Kongkoli, the head of the Central Sulawesi Protestant Church (GKST) is shot in the neck and killed by as assassin on a motorbike. He had just assumed control of GKST. He had been a signatory of the Malino Declaration in 2001.
Note: Due to the intelligence collected against JI/Tanah Runtuh, police were sure they knew who was behind this shooting. Basri becomes the number one suspect. Police tell Adnan Arsal they have to hand over Basri or they will take him by force.
Source: ICG Report 2007