Authorities Will Guard Polling Stations During Jakarta Election: Police

Deny Irwanto    •    14 Februari 2017 13:47 WIB
regional election
Authorities Will Guard Polling Stations During Jakarta Election: Police
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Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Law enforcement officers will guard all polling stations during the Jakarta gubernatorial election.

"We will issue the highest security level," Jakarta Metro Police spokesperson Senior Commissioner Raden Prabowo Argo Yuwono said in Jakarta on Tuesday.

"We will coordinate with the election commission," he continued.

The Jakarta Metro Police will deploy 23 thousand personnel. Meanwhile, the Jakarta Military Command will deploy five thousand personnel. 

"We will have 28 thousand personnel," he added.

The Jakarta gubernatorial election will be staged on Wednesday. The election will be competed by incumbent Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, Anies Baswedan and Agus Yudhoyono.


(WAH)