The team is investigating all stages of the organization of the match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya at Kanjuruhan Stadium, Malang, East Java, which took place on the evening of October 1, 2022, he informed in a statement received in Jakarta on Saturday.
"Our investigations are being carried out at every stage, starting from match planning, preparation, implementation, to the occurrence of the riots and the handling of post-riot victims so that it can be found who is responsible at each stage," the former head of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said.
In addition, the TGIPF has visited and interviewed several parties and collected supporting evidence as material for its analysis.
Monardo earlier told reporters in Malang, East Java, that the TGIPF had gathered facts at Kanjuruhan Stadium in connection with the incident, which claimed around 131 lives.
He further said that TGIPF has obtained some important evidence during its investigation, such as surveillance camera or CCTV footage from inside the stadium and several other video recordings.
According to TGIPF secretary Nur Rochmad, the evidence can be used to strengthen and sharpen the analysis of the team. It would allow the Kanjuruhan incident to be fully and independently disclosed, he added.
"The various important pieces of evidence that we have obtained will later strengthen and sharpen our analysis so that we can reveal the Kanjuruhan incident thoroughly and independently," he said.
Earlier, Head of the Public Relations Division of the National Police Inspector General Dedi Prasetyo informed that 36 people injured in the crowd crush at Kanjuruhan Stadium remained hospitalized as of Saturday.
Related news: KPAI offers public complaint service for victims of Kanjuruhan tragedy
The number of hospitalized showed a decline compared to 59 on Tuesday (October 4).
“Report on Saturday informs that there are 36 people still hospitalized," he informed.
The 36 injured victims were being treated at nine hospitals. They included fourteen people at RSSA (five in the ICU and nine in the treatment room), six at Kanjuruhan Hospital (one in the ICU and five in the treatment room), three at RSB Hasta Brata, four at Waya Husana Hospital, and one at the HCU room of Aisyiyah Islamic Hospital, he expounded.
They further included two people at RST Soepraoen, one person at Unisma Hospital, two people at Godang Legi Hospital, and three people at Hermina Hospital.
Based on the data collected by the DVI Police Team and related agencies from hospitals and data validations, 574 people were injured in the tragedy overall. The number reflected an increase of 467 compared to data collected on October 4.
Of the 574 injured, 506 suffered mild injuries, 45 sustained moderate injuries, and 23 had severe injuries. Meanwhile, the death toll remained unchanged at 131.
"All data has been confirmed with the director of the hospital, as a medical service and forensic department," Prasetyo said.
Related news: 36 injured in Kanjuruhan stampede still hospitalized: police