Video footage of a man appearing to be tortured by a Indonesian police officer with a snake. Photo: Screengrab from Twitter video

Indonesian police sorry for using two-metre snake to interrogate Papuan man suspected of stealing

  • A police chief in Papua’s Jayawijaya district apologised in a statement on Sunday, but added the suspect was not in physical danger, as the snake was “not poisonous”
  • Indonesian security forces have been repeatedly accused of using excessive force and committing rights abuses against Papua’s ethnic Melanesian population
Topic |   Indonesia

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Video footage of a man appearing to be tortured by a Indonesian police officer with a snake. Photo: Screengrab from Twitter video
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