Joko Widodo: There is no choice, the TNI and Polri will take firm action in accordance to law

Indonesian President, Joko Widodo. (photo: Google Image)

IO, Jakarta – Massive action took place in Jakarta on May 21-22 2019. The masses poured out to the streets because they rejected the fraudulent election results, and at the same time, more than 600 KPPS officers, Supervisory Committee and Police have died.  After the mass action, Joko Widodo gave a press statement.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo stressed that the government would not allow the perpetrators of riots and disturbances in security and democracy in Indonesia.  The statement was conveyed in a statement addressing the situation in Jakarta related to the riots on May 22, 2019 in front of the Indonesian Election Supervisory Body to the Petamburan and Tanah Abang areas, Central Jakarta. 

“(We) will not tolerate anyone who disrupts security or threatens democratic processes, damaging the unity of our beloved country, especially rioters.  “We will not accommodate rioters who will damage our country,” Jokowi said, delivering a statement at Merdeka Palace, Central Jakarta, Wednesday (22/5). “There is no choice: the TNI and Polri will take firm action in accordance to law,” said Jokowi. (dsy)