15 Illegal Buildings in Item Riverbank Demolished

Reporter : Folmer | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | November 14, 2018 04:25 PM | Hits 82
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15 illegal buildings stood atop the Item riverbank, Angke Urban Village, Tambora, West Jakarta were demolished by joint personnel of PPSU, Satpol PP, police and army, Wednesday (11/14).

" We are worried that there will be a floodwater, that's why we demolish these buildings"

Tambora Sub-district Head, Djaharudin stated that it was done to anticipate the upcoming floods during the peak of the rainy season in January 2019.

"We are worried that there will be a floodwater, that's why we demolish these buildings," he stated.

Angke Urban Village Head, M. Dirhamsyah explained that demolishment went smoothly without protest.

3 out of 5 building owners had demolished their buildings by themselves prior to demolishment.

"Further, we will coordinate with West Jakarta Water Resources Sub-dept. to dredge mud in the riverbank," he said.