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27 January 2003

Jakarta Post

Jakarta Police have forecasted an increase in armed crimes this year, after witnessing their incidence rise by 1.78 percent, from 18,677 cases in 2001 to 19,011 cases last year. Despite the modest increase in numerical terms, violence has escalated as many armed robbery attempts have involved fatalities. It seems that faith alone to deal with the worsening security situation is not enough as more and more prominent people in the capital have armed themselves. Some... (

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