Jakarta Metro Police Tightens Security at City Hall

Damar Iradat    •    04 November 2016 12:03 WIB
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Jakarta Metro Police Tightens Security at City Hall
A water cannon and a baracuda in front of the City hall (Photo: MTVN/Damar Iradat)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Authorities have tightened security at the City Hall ahead of a mass protest by Muslim hardliners in the capital.

The National Police deployed around 200 officers. Meanwhile, the National Armed Forces  deployed more than 100 marines.

The police also deployed a water cannon water cannon vehicle and a baracuda vehicle in front of the City Hall. 

"We have conducted coordination," said acting Jakarta Governor Sony Sumarsono on Friday (11/4).

A number of Islamic organizations will hold protest against Jakarta governor candidate Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) after Friday prayer this afternoon. 


(WAH)