Police: TNI to Secure Palace, DPR, and National Monument
Monday, 26 March, 2012 | 20:54 WIB
TEMPO Interactive, Jakarta:The Jakarta Police have confirmed that the Indonesian National Army (TNI) will assist in securing the protest march against fuel price hikes plan to be held on Tuesday, March 27. The TNI will focus on three main locations.
Jakarta Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Rikwanto said the TNI will secure three important locations: the legislators’ building, the Presidential Palace, and the National Monument—all known to be the ‘hot spots’ for major protest march.
“We are also considering to station TNI personnel at the Pertamina building,” said Rikwanto. When asked about the number of TNI officers to be dispatched, the spokesman said that it will be added along with the increasing number of expected protesters from 4,000 to 8,000. Rikwanto said, “We will adjust to the situation in the field.”
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