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Saturday, 29 April, 2017 | 16:32 WIB
40,000 People Expected to Take Part in May Day Rallies in Jakarta

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Jakarta police predicted that as many as 40,000 people would take part in May Day rallies on Monday. The number is a combination of participants from Jakarta and from areas outside Jakarta.

"There will be participants coming from outside Jakarta. Based on the data we’ve got, there will be around 40,000 participants,” said Head of Public Relations Division of the Jakarta Police Com. Sr. Raden Prabowo Argo Yuwono on Saturday (29/4).

Argo, however, added that the police have not received data on the exact number of participants attending the rallies. He added that May Day rallies would also be held in other cities such as Bekasi and Tangerang.

Prabowo went on to say that 15,000 of police officers would be readied to to secure the rallies.

It is planned that the rallies would be done in three locations: in front of the State Palace, in front of the building of the Jakarta Regional Council and in front of the building of the Jakarta Transmigration and Manpower Agency.



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