Police Reveal Sriwati Victim of Rape and Murder in Argapura, Jayapura City

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JAYAPURA – Police officers are still investigating the death of Sriwati (47) alias Mbak Evi at her home in the Argapura area, North Jayapura District, Friday (9/7/2021) morning.

Jayapura City Police Chief Kombes Pol. Gustav R. Urbinas the case was handled by the Criminal Investigation Unit.

“Investigators are still investigating,” in short, when interviewed at the Jayapura City Police Headquarters, Friday (9/7/2021)

He explained from the results of the crime scene and post-mortem, it was known that the victim Sriwati was raped and then killed.

“At the crime scene, several sperm spots were found on the victim’s genitals and injuries to the head.” He explained.

The victim’s body is currently buried in the mortuary at the Bhayangkara Hospital for an autopsy while waiting for the family’s approval.

*The evidence that was secured was 1 piece of blue underwear, 1 victim’s shorts, 1 bottle of Aqualala, 1 iron pipe with a length of 2.80 cm, 1 light fitting, 1 Bank Syariah Mandiri ATM and 1 BNI ATM.

Sriwati alias Mbak Evi, a woman without a husband, was found dead in her house in a naked condition, Friday (9/7) morning.

In addition to being a victim of rape, the victim also experienced physical violence.

This is evident from the several wounds on the victim’s body.

Before being found dead, Ms. Sri had contacted several of her colleagues to ask for help.

The victim’s latest WhatsApp said the perpetrators had started to enter the house by gouging out the window.

Not long after, the victim again sent a message that the perpetrators had started breaking down the bedroom door.

Based on the testimony of the witness, Komang, the victim, asked for help by calling his cell phone.

However, it was already midnight, so they could not respond to the victim’s call.

“I just realized that the victim called at dawn,” he explained.

He explained that when he wanted to inform, the victim’s cellphone was no longer active.

“We tried to go to Mbak Evi’s house but it was damaged,” he explained.

Seeing the incident and suspicious because there was no response, the witness took the initiative to call the police.

“We called the police, then we were surprised that the victim was dead,” he said while remembering the victim’s kindness.

Meanwhile, another witness, Hendra, said that this was not the first time the victim had experienced this action.

“Two days before there was an attempted theft but it failed after the police arrived,” he said.

He also mentioned that the location where the victim lived was often used as a drinking party.

“The front of the building next to the victim’s house is often a place for alcohol, even the Pemalang local youth action,” he said.


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