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South Jakarta Police Deploy 250 Officers to Secure Taxi Driver Mediation Gojek-Online

ByElla E. Kidwell

Sep 16, 2022

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – South Jakarta Police deployed 250 personnel to secure the meeting between app-based transportation company Gojek and Driver Online Indonesia (DRONE) community. The meeting will take place in Block S, to discuss the impact of rising fuel prices.

“We have prepared 250 personnel from the regional police, departmental police and mobile squad,” said the operations chief of South Jakarta Police. Sr Comr. Pol. Ruslan Idris said in Jakarta, Friday, September 16, as reported by Antara.

Ruslan said officers will monitor the mediation between online taxi drivers and Gojek, while avoiding traffic jams around the location.

He hopes that the meeting can reach an agreement on tariffs due to the increase in fuel prices. “We are only preparing and assisting their mediation,” he said.

Driver Online Indonesia (DRONE) community members will meet with Gojek representatives on Friday afternoon at 1:00 p.m.

On Monday, GoCar drivers from Jakarta, Bogor, Depok Tangerang and Bekasi staged a protest outside Pasaraya Blok M, demanding that Gojek raise the fare charged to passengers due to the recent rise in the price of subsidized fuel.


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