Indonesia police in West Papua - Jubi

Police: Police Papua and West Papua Deployed in Conflict-Prone Areas

Indonesia police in West Papua - Jubi

Indonesia police in West Papua – Jubi

Jakarta, Jubi – Reinforcements have been sent to 10 areas to secure simultanous elections, which were held on Wednesday (9/12/2015).

“Based on our mapping, reinforced regional police are located in areas prone to electoral conflicts,” said Eddy in Jakarta on Tuesday (08/12/2015).

The ten of the Police Headquarters were Gorontalo, North Sulawesi, East Java, North Sumatra, Jambi, Central Sulawesi, North Maluku, Papua, West Papua, and West Nusa Tenggara.

According to him, about 100 to 900 personnel Brigade (Brimob) have been deployed to secure in each region.


Eddy explained that the ten areas are in the vulnerable category based on the history of the conflict, the existence of multiple political party officials, and potential conflicts of the candidate.

“In addition, border disputes, community characteristics, and the level of vulnerability to security and public order disturbances also into consideration the police to tighten oversight,” he said. (*/Tina)

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