Banceuy prison is the name of a prison in the city of Bandung
, which is identical to the First President of Indonesia
Sukarno , Sukarno activity in PNI caused the Dutch captured in December 1929 and imprisoned in Prison Banceuy this, so the prison was synonymous with his name.
Prison Class II A Banceuy Bandung devoted accommodate inmates narcotics cases from the Regional Office of the Department of Justice Jakarta and West Java Based on the letter of the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Indonesia No. W8.UM.01.06.245 A dated 30 September 1999 on the Establishment of Special Prison Inmates Drugs.
Prison Banceuy be part of the silent witness to history of the struggle of the Indonesian people. In this prison, the first president of Indonesia Ir. Sukarno been languishing for eight months on charges of rebellion and snared rubber articles haatzai artikelen. At that time, in late December 1929, Sukarno, who served as Chairman of PNI was thrown into prison mates Banceuy with movement, namely Billy R. Mangkoepradja (Secretary II PNI PNI Center), Maskoen Soemadiredja (London Branch Secretary II), and Soepriadinata (PNI Branch Members Bandung).
In prison, Sukarno occupies cell number 5 which measures just 2.5 x 1.5 meters and a folding mattress also contains non-permanent toilets. In this airless room anyway, Sukarno prepare defense speech (plea), which was read to the court hearing the Dutch East Indies in the District Council building (now Indonesia Sues Building) in Independence Pioneer Road (formerly Church Street).
In 1983, the building Banceuy Jail broken down to be used as shops were later named Banceuy Permai. While Prison Banceuy itself moved to Jalan Soekarno-Hatta. Only one cell Sukarno and one of the former control tower part of the building of this prison are allowed to remain until now. Part tower visible from the side road that leads to Jalan Banceuy Naripan and Cikapundung Road. Not far away, about 200 meters to the shopping area Banceuy Permai, standing holding cell number 5.