1:02 pm March 25, 2014 | 2 Comments
A West Java court sentenced a man and his nephew to life in prison on Monday after they were found guilty of dragging 34-year-old Fransisca Yofie by her hair for 500 meters before stabbing her with a machete and leaving her to bleed to death in a callous crime that shocked the nation last year.
8:55 pm March 6, 2014 | 7 Comments
Prosecutors said Thursday they would seek the death penalty and life in prison respectively for a man and his nephew accused of dragging 34-year-old Fransisca Yofie behind a motorcycle by her hair for 500 meters, stabbing her with a machete and leaving her to bleed to death near her home in the West Java capital last year.
12:24 pm September 13, 2013 | 2 Comments
A middle-ranking officer with the West Java Police who was the former boyfriend of Fransisca Yofie, a Bandung woman murdered on Aug. 5, has been found guilty of violating the department’s code of conduct. West Java Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Martinus Sitompul told the Antara news agency on Thursday that Sr. Comr. Albertus Eko Budiarto more »
10:16 pm August 19, 2013 | 3 Comments
Bandung. Activists say the government needs to educate the public on the importance of first aid following revelations that murdered Bandung woman Fransisca Yofie had been left to bleed for over an hour after being found by local residents. “The government, including police, should educate the public and give them training to improve their awareness more »
8:48 am August 15, 2013 | 2 Comments
Three West Java Police officers will face disciplinary sanctions ranging from written warnings to dismissal for violating their code of conduct in their involvement with Fransisca Yofie, a Bandung woman who was brutally murdered on Aug. 5. The West Java Police have questioned Sr. Comr. Albertus Eko Budiarto, who had an affair with the murder more »