Orangutan Massacre Document Found from Malaysia’s palm oil company in Kalimantan. Kukar Police seized important documents which are expected to uncover the most responsible party associated slaughter of orangutans in East Kalimantan, the official report of payment of wages "pest eradication" (the rare primates) by PT Khaleda Agroprima Malindo (KAM).
“A number of relevant evidence that the massacre had confiscated orangutans, including BA documents (the minutes) the payment of wages pest extermination (orangutan) by PT KAM,” said Police Chief Inspector General Bambang Widaryatmo Kaltim in a press conference related to the massacre that occurred in the village of orangutans Puan smacking, District of Muara Kaman, Kutai Regency.
Massacre kaltim orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus mario) allegedly committed in East Kalimantan oil palm companies. One company concessions ruler of oil palm plantations in East Kalimantan allegedly involved is a subsidiary of PT KAM-Malaysia, PT Metro Kajang Holdings in the village of Puan-smacking, District of Muara Kaman, aquatic mammal.
Confiscation of documents, according to arrest the development of two perpetrators of the massacre of orangutans, the alias Gondrong IM, employees of the factory PT KAM, and Mj, a farmer who lived in the village of Sidomukti, District of Muara Kaman.
In addition to the documents, police also seized an air rifle used to kill orangutans perpetrators as well as some rare and protected species, 85 pieces of the framework of bones that allegedly orangutans, monkeys and proboscis monkey and orangutan slaughter of seven photographs of the two suspects.
“The two perpetrators of the slaughter of orangutans that we have secured and are now determined by the suspect snared Article 21 Letter a and b junto Article 40 Paragraph (2) of Law Number 5 Year 1990 on the Conservation of Natural Resources and Ecosystems,” said Bambang.
Based on the recognition of the two actors, the slaughter of orangutans on the verbal orders of the POA, Garden Manager PT KAM, and the ARU, General Manager of PT KAM, to make the arrest and killing of orangutans in a way paralyzing with a pellet gun and then arrested with a rope noose.
Perpetrators of the massacre in the field claimed, after a tied up, then use a dog to bite it to death orangutans. “The wages of a suspect to catch the monkey orangutan Rp 200,000 and Rp 1 million paid by the financial staff of PT KAM. The two suspects also confessed to throwing more than 20 monkeys / orangutans proboscis monkeys and three,” said Bambang.
Police, Bambang said, still continue to develop the second arrest perpetrators of the massacre. “We still continue to explore these cases to reveal whether BA payment of wages for the eradication of these pests including the orangutan. We are also still chasing a hunter team leader pests that are currently believed to have fled the island of Borneo,” said police chief.
Police Chief said it could not confirm the possible involvement of the management of PT KAM, including one company which is a former commissioner of police officers Kaltim retired two-star general. “After retirement, it’s natural position in a company. I’m sure many are also officials from other agencies who also became chairman in several companies. I am sure, they have a conscience and can not be ordered to slaughter,” he said.