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Supreme Court sides with Sentul City residents in tap water dispute

  • Vela Andapita
    Vela Andapita

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Wed, October 30, 2019   /  05:10 pm
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A man wears a white gorilla mask at a rally organized by Sentul City residents on April 30, 2018 against housing developer PT Sentul City's control of the water supply.(JP/ami)

The Supreme Court has rejected a case review filed by PT Sentul City, a housing developer, in a tap water dispute with the Sentul City Residents’ Committee (KWSC) in Bogor, West Java. The ruling, which was announced on the court’s official website mahkamahagung.go.id, was passed on Oct. 2. KWSC lawyer and Sentul City resident Gita Paulina said on Tuesday that she looked forward to pushing all parties, particularly the Bogor regency administration, to obey the court’s ruling. “We have been notified [about the ruling], but we have yet to receive an official copy,” she told The Jakarta Post. The dispute between the KWSC and PT Sentul City concerns the tap water system in the housing complex, which is managed by the developer’s subsidiary, PT Sukaputra Graha Cemerlang (SGC). The dispute began when residents realized the water ...