Alexis Still Operates Despite Permit Revoked by Anies

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  • Inside the Alexis 4Play Karaoke room. TEMPO

    Inside the Alexis 4Play Karaoke room. TEMPO

    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The night entertainment spot, Alexis, was still operating despite Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has revoked the business permit (TDUP) of its company, PT Grand Ancol Hotel, Tuesday afternoon, March 27.

    Based on Tempo`s observation starting at 20:13 pm until 22:10, Alexis was still operating. The building light was on and several cars were seen coming in the place. Security officers were also guarded at the door of Alexis which located at Jl. R.E. Martadinata, Ancol, Pademangan, North Jakarta.

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    Until the news written, Alexis Hotel Legal Corporate, Lina Novita, has not answered the phone and short message by Tempo about the revocation yet. When Tempo visited Alexis, one of the security guards said Lina was not present. "Ibu Lina is not here, please fill in the guestbook and leave your contact," the security said.

    One of online motorcycle taxi drivers who did not want to be named said a few days ago Alexis was seen operating. "It's still open yesterday, on Saturday and Sunday the place was crowded," he said.

    Anies ratified the letter of withdrawal of TDUP on Thursday, March 22, which then delivered to Alexis management a day later. He stated the revocation had been through an investigation process conducted by Jakarta administration's civil servant investigators (PPNS).

    According to Anies Baswedan, the team found the practice of prostitution and human trafficking in Alexis based on the report from weekly magazine Tempo. The city administration found Alexis under supervision PT Grand Ancol Hotel violating Regional Regulation No. 6/2015 and the investigation result has been noted in the investigation report (BAP).