Jakarta drenched in heavy rain, students protest yet to be seen

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Students plan to hold another demonstration on April 21. (IO/Albrianso Wayapen)

Jakarta, IO – Students plan to hold a demonstration today, but the area around the Horse Statue, Central Jakarta are still devoid of protesters.

It has been raining in Jakarta since the morning and vehicles are still allowed to pass through the popular protest spot. Meanwhile, police officers have yet to set up barbed wire fences, but a number of police transport and operational cars can be seen nearby.

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Meanwhile, on Medan Merdeka Street adjacent to the State Palace, there is also no visible protesters’ activities. In front of the City Hall, a number of public order officers were also seen standing on guard.