The North Sumatra Police on Monday publicly revealed the outcomes of its investigation into how a Nationwide Police helicopter might find yourself getting used to move the bride and groom in a marriage video that went viral.
The North Sumatra Police’s deputy chief, Brig. Gen Agus Andrianto, stated the investigation staff found that the helicopter pilot and co-pilot had conspired with a intermediary to lease out the police helicopter.
RG, who organised the marriage, needed to lease a helicopter so paid a intermediary Rp 120 million (S$11,544) to lease one. The intermediary discovered a business helicopter, however it went out of service later, which upset RG.
The intermediary then contacted a person who knew the co-pilot, First Insp. W. The co-pilot and the pilot, First Insp. T, later agreed to lease out a helicopter belonging to the Nationwide Police.
“We’re nonetheless investigating how a lot the pilots have been paid,” Agus stated.
The case turned public after a video was circulated on social media that confirmed the bride and groom alighting on Feb. 28 from a helicopter painted blue and white with a crimson stripe, the usual colours of a police chopper.
“That is purely the fault of the co-pilot and pilot,” Agus stated. He added that on the day the video was taken, the pilots pretended to be warming up the helicopter and working gear checks, however after they took off, neither pilot answered calls from their colleagues.
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