Tribratanews.polri.go.id – Jakarta. The Traffic Corps (Korlantas) of the Police supports the implementation of the XX Papua National Sports Week (PON) 2021 by providing 51 units of cars and motorcycles. The two-wheeled and four-wheeled vehicles are expected to be useful to support the implementation of the event.
The head of the Korlantas (Kakorlantas) of the National Police, Inspector General Pol. Drs. Istiono, M.H., said that the 51 vehicles would be sent today to Papua. With details, eight units of Yamaha MT 25 250cc and 30 units of Yamaha Nmax 155cc, as well as 13 units of four-wheeled double cabin vehicles. Previously, Korlantas had sent 30 units of two-wheeled vehicles in the form of an 850cc Yamaha MT motorcycle to the Papua Regional Police in 2020.
“Previously in 2020 we had dispatched 30 units of two-wheeled vehicles. So that we have sent a total of 81 vehicles,” said the National Police Chief of Traffic Police at the National Police’s NTMC field, Jakarta, Tuesday (24/8/2021).
Furthermore, Kakorlantas hopes that the vehicle units sent to Papua can be operationalized soon. Then, it can be immediately distributed to several predetermined areas.
“Hopefully this delivery, which takes eight days to get to Papua, can be operationalized soon and hopefully the event there will run safely and smoothly,” said Kakorlantas.
Kakorlantas added that various threats that were predicted to be in the form of disturbances to Kamtibmas and Kamseltibcarlantas, including traffic jams, violations, and traffic accidents, could be anticipated.
Kakorlantas also advised the personnel on duty at the event to carry out maximum security. Therefore, supporting this vehicle is important to maximize security at events that were delayed a year ago.
“Obviously, at this moment of PON XX, it’s very busy. And this vehicle will be used optimally. Therefore, all of these vehicles are all new. Hopefully there will be no trouble later,” he explained.
Finally, Kakorlantas revealed, all those involved in organizing PON XX and Peparnas XVI 2021 to synergize, including with Ministries and Institutions.
“And for the committee, let’s show that we are ready to secure and succeed the entire series of PON XX and Peparnas XVI 2021 activities,” he concluded.
It is known that the XX Papua PON will be held from 20 September to 16 October 2021 in four cities in Papua. After the PON is held, the Peparnas event will be held one month later, from 2 to 15 November 2021 in two Papuan cities.