Bandung, – The Jobom Gegana Satbrimob Unit of the West Java Regional Police has returned to secure a suspicious object suspected of being a 90 mm Mortar bomb that was found by residents in a residential area in Cicendo District, Bandung City. Saturday (06/03/2021).
Previously, the West Java Police Mobile Brigade Jibom unit secured a grenade type bomb found by residents of Btununggal Kota Bandung.
After receiving reports from residents, the local sector police asked for help by contacting the Bomb disposal Unit (Jibom), the Gegana Detachment, the West Java Police Mobile Brigade Unit. Following up on this, a Jibom unit with the strength of ten personnel was ordered, led by the Head of Sub-Detachment 2 Bomb Squash AKP Sanhaji to go to the location of the discovery.
Arriving at the scene of the case, the Jibom Unit immediately moved to check and secure the findings of bomb munitions which were still in active condition.
AKP Sanhaji explained that the bomb munitions found by the residents were remnants of the second world war which had been buried in the ground for a long time, so they had to be immediately handled for the safety of the residents around the location of the discovery.
“Still active and dangerous, it could explode if the bomb was not handled immediately,” said AKP Sanhaji.
Kapolsek Cicendo, Kompol Nurjaman Hidayat SH, MH said that the results of the coordination of the Jibom Unit, after being examined, were decided to be destroyed (disposal) at the location to avoid the danger of an explosion that could occur at any time.
“With safety considerations, we will do disposal of the bomb in place,” he said.
With the expertise and capabilities of the Jibom Unit, anti-personnel hand grenade type bomb munitions can be defused by disposal or destroyed.
After successfully disposing the bomb munitions, the evidence was then secured at the headquarters of the Sub-Detachment 2 Bomb Squash Detachment, Brimob Unit of the West Java Regional Police in a safe condition.
“According to the Chief of Police’s Regulation, this bomb munition is the domain of the military, in this case the TNI. We only help to handle and defuse the bomb munitions and then hand them over to the TNI unit for further handling, “said AKP Sanhaji.
Separately, the West Java Police Mobile Brigade Unit Commander Kombes Pol. Yuri Karsono, SIK, stated that “the capability of the bomb disposal unit is the most important thing in handling the findings of bomb munitions. Therefore, the individual skills of bomb disposal units must always be trained when facing a bomb threat and discovery, “he appealed.
Kombes Pol. Yuri Karsono, SIK, added that “this activity is a form of West Java Police Mobile Brigade Service for the community in presenting the State in the midst of society”.
“This is a form of Bhakti Brimob Polda Jabar in this case in the Bandung area, to create a sense of security and comfort,” he said Kombes Pol. Yuri Karsono.
He also emphasized that “We must help the community and we must protect the community, especially West Java because we are members of the National Police who have an obligation to protect the community from all kinds of dangers,” he concluded. Yadi