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This TNI Brigadier General Shoots Dead Cats at Sesko TNI Bandung

Brigadier General NA denies he did the shooting because he hates cats.

The Head of the Information Center (Kapuspen) of the TNI, Major General Praantara Santosa, stated that his party had succeeded in uncovering the perpetrators of the shooting dead of a number of cats in the TNI Command School (Sesko) area of Bandung, West Java.

The TNI investigated the case of finding a number of dead cats after the video went viral on social media.

Major General Praantara Santoso said the perpetrator of the shooting of a number of cats at the TNI Sesko was a one-star general, Brigadier General NA.

Praantara stated that the incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon, August 16, 2022. Brigadier General NA admitted that he had shot the cats using his air rifle.

Brigadier General NA admitted to shooting with the intention of maintaining cleanliness and comfort in the living or eating area of the Sesko TNI Student Officers from the large number of stray cats.

Brigadier General NA denies he did the shooting because he hates cats.

Pranata stated that the TNI Legal Team was following up on this incident by processing the law of Brigadier General NA. He was charged with Article 66 of Law Number 18 of 2009 concerning Livestock and Animal Health and Article 66A, Article 91B of Law Number 41 of 2014 concerning Amendments to Law Number 18 of 2009 concerning Animal Husbandry and Health.

"Following on the order of the TNI Commander General Andika Perkasa on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, to investigate the alleged abuse of several cats in the Sesko TNI Bandung neighborhood, last night the Commander of Sesko TNI and the TNI Legal Team confirmed that Brigadier General NA (an organic member of Sesko TNI) had shot several cats," said Prantara in a statement received in Jakarta, Thursday, August 18, 2022.

Previously, a viral video on social media depicting a number of cats shot and killed went viral at the Martanegara Military Command Center, Bandung, West Java.

A total of six cats were reported killed. The shooting was condemned by groups of cat and animal lovers. (antara, tempo)