Thursday, 27 February 2020

Police to Raid People from Outside Jakarta prior to Trial Verdict



Petir Garda Bhwana

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  • TEMPO.CO, JakartaJakarta Metro Police planned to conduct a raid on people coming from outside the capital city prior to the 2019 presidential election dispute trial verdict in the Constitutional Court (MK). The last trial of the appeal filed by Prabowo - Sandiaga team is scheduled to be held on June 28.

    “Yes, we will conduct a joint raid, not only on the traffic but also on other functions,” said Jakarta Police Traffic Directorate Chief Sr. Comr. Yusuf on Sunday, June 23.

    Yusuf explained Indonesian Military (TNI) and the regional administration would involve in the raid on the people entering Jakarta from other cities. Officers, he added, would monitor people from outside the capital who want to visit MK.

    “So if the person has no clear purpose [coming to Jakarta], he will be asked to return,” he remarked.

    Previously, Jakarta Metro Police Chief Insp. Gen. Gatot Eddy called on the public to receive any decision made by the Constitutional Court in the election dispute trial. Gatot demanded the public to preserve the unity despite diversity and disparity of Indonesia.

    The police, Gatot went on, would dispatch around 47,000 joint personnel to secure the trial verdict.