Police attempt to arrest Taufiq Bulaga PDF  | Print |  Email

Incident Type: Attempted Arrest

Date: May 8, 2006

Location: Lawanga neighborhood, Poso City

Actors: Police, Taufiq Bulaga, residents

Event: Police attempt to arrest Bulaga, suspected of many high profile crimes commited in Poso. As he is being handcuffed he asks for help, a crowd comes to the scene, causing the police to panic and flee. The angry crowd then burned the motorcycles. When police attempted to return to the neighborhood, residents stoned the police truck, causing the police to flee again.

Source: ICG Report 2007