Zhang Qing aka Muhamad Benny, a Chinese national has detaining by the Jayapura Immigration Office, because he does not have immigration documents.
Altho he does not have immigration documents, he already has various documents of Indonesian citizen evidence, such as ID cards and family cards, and lived in Indonesia for more than 10 years.
Head of the Jayapura Immigration Office, Darwanto, accompanied by the Head of Immigration Division at the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, Novianto Sulastono, said Zhang was secured on December 4, 2020.
Darwanto added that Zhang Qing had an ID card that was made in 2 areas, namely DKI Jakarta with a validity period until 2009 and Jayapura City in 2020.
Zhang’s arrest began when he became a sponsor through Harapan Jaya Company in Abe Pantai. At that time, the officers were suspicious because Mr. Zhang took a woman and 2 small children with him.
The officers also tracked sponsor companies. As a result, it turned out that the company did not exist because the address listed was filled in by the grocery store.
The woman who was found turned out to be Zhang’s wife and daughter. The three of them were then deported in November 2020.
Then, officers secured Mr. Zhang and confiscated various documents in his possession in the form of an ID Card, family card and photocopies of his Chinese passport and other documents, said Darwanto.
Head of Immigration Division of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights Papua Novianto Sulastono said that by increasing his case to the investigation, and Zhang will be subject to article 119 letter C.