Wednesday, 2 September 2015
Man arrested for claiming to be God
The police in Sukabumi have nabbed a 35yr old man, identified as Indra Okata Permana, alias Raden in West Java,for claiming to be God and for allegedly burning a Koran last month.
Sukabumi Police Chief Adj. Comr. Sulaeman Salim said his officers visited the crime scene in Gunungkarang village, Baros district, Sukabumi regency, West Java and found three damaged Korans.
Sulaeman said the suspect, who had only lived in the area for a week,forced his followers to pray to the sun and did not require them to believe in Islamic teachings.He also allegedly abused one of his followers,Agus Wahyudin.