TANTRUM – Roy Suryo, a suspect in the Borobudur Temple stupa meme, has been officially detained by the Cyber Sub-Directorate of the Special Criminal Investigation Directorate (Ditreskrimsus) of the Metro Jaya Police. Roy Suryo is a suspect in the alleged blasphemy case related to the Borobudur Temple stupa meme which was edited to resemble President Jokowi’s face.
The Head of Public Relations of the Polda Metro Jaya Kombes Pol. Endra Zulpan said that the reason why investigators detained Roy Suryo was because they feared that evidence would be lost.
Zulpan said Roy Suryo was detained at the Polda Metro Jaya detention center for the next 20 days. It will be implemented starting today.
“So starting tonight Roy Suryo will be detained for the next 20 days starting tonight,” said Zulpan, at Polda Metro Jaya, Jakarta, Friday (5/8/2022).
Apart from detaining the former sports minister, investigators also confiscated a number of pieces of evidence. Starting from his Twitter account to his cell phone alias cellphone.
“Roy Suryo’s Twitter account where this account is used to upload is a criminal matter,” he said.
Previously, Roy had complied with the summons of investigators from the Cyber Sub-Directorate of the Special Criminal Investigation Directorate of the Polda Metro Jaya. Roy Suryo has been under investigation since 13.00 WIB. Roy Suryo’s condition has also been confirmed to be healthy before undergoing the examination.