Jakarta

Protesters occupy toll
road outside House

(Kompas.com/Roderick Adrian Mozes)
(Kompas.com/Roderick Adrian Mozes)

Protesters rallying against the government’s planned fuel price hike are occupying a stretch of the toll road in front of the House of Representatives in Central Jakarta.

About 200 people from the National Workers Union’s (SPN) Tangerang branch flag walked on to the toll road and stopped and occupied a public bus plying the Depok – Grogol route.

Protesters later walked into the toll road’s other lane and occupied it, disrupting traffic, kompas.com reported.

The House has currently convened a plenary sessions to decide whether to increase subsidized fuel prices. (swd)

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