Indonesiaraya.co.id, Jakarta – Some 6,100 internal security personnel will be deployed to secure Prabowo Subianto – Sandiaga Uno presidential candidate pair’s grand campaign at Bung Karno Sports Stadium in Jakarta on Sunday (7/4/2019).
The internal security personnel will come from a number of organizations including Great Indonesia Fighters, Islamic Defenders Front, Brigade 08 and security units of the political parties supporting Prabowo-Sandi pair, Central Jakarta Regional Coordinator of Retired Great Indonesia Fighters (PPIR) Adjat Suparta said in Jakarta on Saturday (6/4/219).
“The security will be provided not only during the campaign period but also during the polling day and vote counting at polling stations,.” he said.
Secretary of Central Jakarta PPIR Suhendra FH said his side has sent some 500 personnel to join the security team.
“They come not only from Jakarta but also from Madura and Bandung,” he said.
Suhendra said the internal security personnel will begin to work at 09.00 p.m. on Saturday until the grand campaign is over.
“We will provide security to participants of Prabowo-Sandi pair’s campaign,” he said.
Earlier, the organizing committee of the Prabowo-Sandi pair’s grand campaign predicted some 1 million people will attend the event.
Spokesman for the Prabowo-Sandi pair’s success team Suhendra Ratu Prawiranegara believed the number of participants will exceed 1 million. (ant)