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Ahead of local election, police tighten grip on Aceh

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, March 27 2012 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM As the situation in Aceh becomes more volatile ahead of the local election, the National Police are stepping up security measures in the country’s westernmost province.

“We have 8,776 personnel specially trained to secure the election. That figure accounts for two-thirds of our total capacity,” Aceh Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Gustav Leo told The Jakarta Post on Monday.

The Aceh...