Govt to Take Stern Action against Moves to Delegitimize Elections

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  • Wiranto, the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs. TEMPO/Egi Adyatama

    Wiranto, the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs. TEMPO/Egi Adyatama

    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Wiranto said the government would take stern action against any group or individual seeking to delegitimize the 2019 general elections. He added the government would form a team for this.

    “This team will study words, actions, and ideologies of certain public figures, whoever they are, if they committed a violation and acted against the law,” he said at his office today.

    The team, according to Wiranto, will consist of constitutional law experts and professors from universities. 

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    Wiranto also called on those who continue to make attempts at disrupting the nation’s unity, delegitimizing state organizations and spreading slanders to cease doing them. He also warned that law enforcement agencies would not hesitate to act firmly against violators.

    The 2019 general elections’ organizers are in the midst of completing the vote count, whis is now entering its final stages.

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