East Jakarta Metro Police Chief Kombes Pol Erwin Kurniawan said his party and joint officers carried out a large-scale patrol on Sunday (19/12) early in the morning.
“Today we are carrying out massive patrols and forensic operations to enforce health protocols. Approaching the Christmas and New Year (Nataru) holidays, community activities are increasing, so it has the potential to cause crowds, “said Erwin. media team, Sunday (19/12). ).
In addition, said Erwin, the government is currently wary of a new variant of the Omicron virus, so that it held a joint operation to raid several entertainment venues on Sunday (19/12) early in the morning.
From the results of the raid, officers still found violations exceeding operational hours and the Covid-19 health protocol.
In fact, at one of the Cafe Hunter entertainment venues located on Jalan DI Panjaitan, Cipinang Melayu Village, Makasar District, the officers gave an ultimatum to permanently shut them down if they violated again. The cafe is suspected of exceeding operating hours. Then Erwin ordered them to disperse before the authorities took firm action.
Meanwhile, the West Jakarta Metro Police Chief, Pol Kombes Ady Wibowo also conveyed the same thing. According to him, the police will aggressively carry out health protocol enforcement operations at a number of nightclubs in their jurisdiction. However, this operation is also an anticipation of street crimes that often occur.
“We carry out enforcement of health protocols that cannot be opened according to predetermined operating hours,” Ady said when confirmed by the media crew, (19/12).
Ady continued, the operation was in line with government regulations related to regulations to prevent a spike in active Covid-19 cases ahead of Christmas and New Year (Nataru). The plan is for the operation to be carried out regularly at nightclubs. Then every day the officer checks the place of business
On a separate occasion, Head of the West Jakarta Metro Police Narcotics Satres Kompol Danang Setiyo said on Saturday (18/12) his party carried out checks as well as enforcement of health procedures at night entertainment venues in the West Jakarta area. During the operation, his party did not find any violations of health protocols at night entertainment venues
“They have complied with the regulations for opening and closing business premises in accordance with government recommendations and have also provided a care-protect barcode for visitors,” said Danang
He hoped that the activity could remind the public of the importance of following the Health Protocols to protect against the dangers of the spread of Covid-19 in the West Jakarta area, he concluded. Joint officers from the West Jakarta Metro Police drug unit carried out checks at the location of night entertainment venues, including Bfashion karaoke, holywing karaoke, newroyal, travel karaoke, crown and food court.