Chirstmas Eve Went Smoothly: Police

Lukman Diah Sari    •    25 Desember 2017 17:15 WIB
law enforcement (en)
Chirstmas Eve Went Smoothly: Police
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Jakarta: Law enforcement agencies have implemented security measures to secure Christmas Eve masses in all across Indonesia.

"It was safe," the National Police spokesperson Inspector General Setyo Wasisto told on Christmas Day.

Authorities have started the Operation Candle 2017 to secure the Christmas and New Year Holidays. They have deployed as many as 240 thousand personnel to guard various public spaces.

The National Police will deploy at least 90 thousand officers. Meanwhile, the  Indonesian Military will provide at least 80 thousand forces.

Other organizations will provide the remaining personnel. Moreover, mass organizations will support the security operation.