BANDUNG- The Stage of Pileg and Presidential Election 2019 have begun. To secure the process, the TNI and Polri held a briefing of readiness entitled Operation Mantap Brata Lodaya 2019 in Gasibu field, Bandung, Wednesday (19/09/2018).
Present at the briefing, West Java Police Chief Inspector General Pol. Agung Budi Maryoto, Siliwangi Regional Military Commander Major General Harto Employee, West Java Deputy Governor Uu Ruzhanul ulum and Chairperson of the West Java DPRD Ineu Purwadewi.
The police chief in his direction said the briefing were conducted to show the readiness of TNI and Polri officials and elements of the West Java Forkominda in securing the 2019 presidential and legislative elections to be held on April 17, 2019.
"The TNI, Polri, and other elements of society in West Java are ready to secure the presidential and legislative elections process which has begun on 20 September tomorrow with the determination of the presidential pair by the KPU," he explained.
To secure this, the West Java Regional Police deployed as many as 14,500 personnel and as many as 8,000 TNI personnel, plus other community elements.
"Campaign security is carried out according to schedule, as well as in West Java. But seeing the election conditions, most campaigns are carried out with 'blusukan'. So security will follow," he explained.
Meanwhile, Siliwangi Pandam Maj. Gen. Harto said the TNI with the National Police are ready to coordinate security and maintain conduciveness in West Java.
"In addition to showing readiness, this briefing is also a place of friendship between the TNI, Polri, and other elements in West Java," he said. Jo