BANDUNG-Commander III / SLW, Maj Gen Muhammad Herindra, invites all people of West Java and Banten to maintain security in the concurrent elections 2017. In a release, the military commander also said to have ordered all soldiers among others:
1. All soldiers Siliwangi Military Command III in order to increase vigilance with continued attention to the situation and condition when there is an indication of threats and harassment which are potentially disruptive to the elections.
2. Siliwangi Military Command III will back up the entire full policing duties in order to carry out the election security.
3. Siliwangi Military Command III will not engage in practical politics in whatever form, TNI Politics is a State Politics, therefore, already clear that the Siliwangi soldier should be in a neutral position on simultaneously elections in 2017.
"Therefore, to the entire community, I need help to participate overseeing the tasks of Siliwangi Military Command III in implementing the BKO of West Java and Banten Police in simultaneous elections, "he said.
2017 elections will be held simultaneously in the city of Tasikmalaya, Cimahi, Bekasi Regency, and Banten Province.