Three people became victims. One of them was a two-year-old child, an elderly 70 years, both died, and one person was seriously injured.
It took place on Tuesday (April 6, 2021) at around 17.40 Wita (Central Indonesia Standard Time) in Batu Harang, Mangunang Seberang Village, Haruyan Sub-district.
A culprit, who is suspected of having a mental disorder, is a resident of another village, Sungai Jaranih Village, in Labuan Amas Selatan Sub-district.
While victims who died were D (two years), and Imbran (70). Another victim was Hartawan (51). He suffered severe injuries at the back,index finger, and also to his right rib.
The culprit had fled to the wood, but at about 18.30 Wita, local residents together with soldiers and police caught him.
HST Police Chief Adj Sr Comr (AKBP) Danang Widaryanto through his Chief PR Iptu Subagyo confirmed the incident and said that the police had arrested the suspect and brought him to the police headquarters for further investigation.
Last year, a person with mental health disorders in a village in Batang Alai Utara (BAT) Sub-district, killed his parent.
In September 2019, a person with mental health disorders killed a ten-year-old child in Limpasu Sub-district.
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