" We have managed to demolish five buildings. So far locals support us"
The Cilincing Sub-district Water Resources Executing Unit is set to normalize the Gubuk Genteng River in RW 03, Sukapura Urban Village in North Jakarta. This normalization will return the river width of about 6 meters.
Before it is executed, the officer had demolished some buildings stood atop the Gubuk Genteng River's land.
"We have managed to demolish five buildings. So far locals support us," stated Sukapura Urban Village Head, Abdul Rahman, Monday (11/4).
After normalization, it will be continued with the sheet pile installation on the south side of the river.
"if there are buildings that disturb the channel, they will be demolished. Locals have agreed with us," he said.