JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Military prosecutors demanded sentences of eight to 12 years in the trial of several soldiers accused of killing four men detained at Cebongan Penitentiary in Sleman, Yogyakarta, local media reported.
Military prosecutor Lieutenant Colonel Budiharto said Second Sargeant Ucok Tigor Simbolon and the other two main defendants -- Second Sargeant Sugeng Sumaryanto and First Corporal Kodik -- had been proven to have committed premeditated murder on March 19th.
The three allegedly went after the men being held in connection with the killing at a café of the defendants' superior officer, Kopassus member Chief Sergeant Heru Santoso, The Jakarta Post reported.
In addition to prison time, military prosecutors demand all three be dismissed from the military, detiknews.com reported. The defence begins presenting its case in mid-August.