Authorities Ban Mass Mobilization During Jakarta Election Runoff

Whisnu Mardiansyah    •    17 April 2017 12:52 WIB
regional election
Authorities Ban Mass Mobilization During Jakarta Election Runoff
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Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Authorities have prohibited mass mobilization during the Jakarta gubernatorial election runoff.

The Jakarta Metro Police, the Jakarta General Election Commission and the Jakarta Election Supervisory Agency released a joint statement on Monday.

"Any person must not carry out a mass mobilization that can cause a physical or psychological intimidation," the joint statement said.

"Any group of people who plan to come to Jakarta will be returned home," the joint statement continued.

"Any group of people who insist to come to Jakarta will be processed according to the law," the joint statement added.

The runoff will be held on Wednesday. It will be competed by Basuki Tjahaja Purnama and Anies Rasyid Baswedan.

The polling stations will be opened from 07.00-13.00 Western Indonesia Time. They will be secured by at least 64 thousand law enforcement personnel.


 


(WAH)