Poison Murder Cases in Indonesia – Murder by poison is one of the cases with a very high murder rate, murder by poison is one of the murders that are difficult to detect.
In several cases of murder, both domestic and foreign, poison is often the deadly tool used by the perpetrator. One of them is cyanide poison.
Apart from being easy to use, cyanide also leaves no traces, so it’s no wonder that a number of murder cases using sianda are difficult to reveal or take a long time to prove.
A number of homicides have been recorded using cyanide to remove traces. The following are cases of murder using cyanide poisoning that have taken Indonesia by storm.
1. Munir was poisoned on the plane (2004)
17 years have passed, but the mastermind behind the murder of human rights activist Munir Said Thalib has yet to be revealed.
The case began on September 7, 2004, when Munir traveled to Amsterdam, the Netherlands using Garuda Indonesia with number GA-974. Munir was found dead on the plane.
On 11 November 2004 the Dutch Forensic Institute (NFI) proved that Munir died of arsenic poisoning.
Pollycarpus Budihari Priyanto was proven guilty of plotting to kill Munir by putting arsenic poison in Munir’s fried noodles while on the plane.
Finally, the Central Jakarta District Court (PN) sentenced him to 14 years in prison. However, the Supreme Court stated that Pollycarpus was not proven to have committed the crime of premeditated murder against Munir and was only found guilty of using forged documents for his trip.
Until finally November 28, 2014 Pollycarpus was declared parole.
Until now, a number of human rights activists and institutions are still pressing the government to reveal Munir’s death case.
2.Mirna dies after sipping Vietnamese cyanide coffee (2016)
A case that is no less horrendous is the murder of Wayan Mirna Salihin.
This 27-year-old woman died after sipping a glass of Vietnamese iced coffee at the Oliver Cafe, Grand Indonesia, Jakarta, on January 6, 2016.
The police named Jessica Wongso, Mirna’s friend who was proven to have put 3 grams of cyanide in Mirna’s coffee, as a suspect.
Jessica’s trial was held at the Central Jakarta District Court (PN Jakpus) from 15 June 2016 to 27 October 2016, drawing public attention. Until the end
The panel of judges sentenced Jessica to 20 years in prison for being convicted of premeditated murder.
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3.Wives and cheatings want to finish off their husbands with cyanide (2019)
On October 3, the community was again shocked by the murder of a wife and an affair with her husband using cyanide poison.
Reporting from Antara, BHS and YL plan to kill VT, who is none other than YL’s husband.
North Jakarta Metro Police Chief, Kombes Budhi Herdi Susianto, said that this case started from YL’s jealousy towards VT who was suspected of having an affair. YL, who was hurt by her husband’s behavior, finally responded by having an affair too.
Then, BHS and YL draw up a plan to kill VT. They originally planned to use cyanide poison to kill VT.
But failed because YL was scared, they finally hired an assassin. During the execution, VT managed to escape away from the crime scene and headed for the nearest hospital.