A series of bomb explosions which were allegedly conducted by terrorists in Surabaya and Sidoarjo, East Java have caused people’s unrest worries. Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, Wiranto called on all people to remain calm down. Because security apparatus will increase efforts to capture all perpetrators who were involved and to prevent further acts of terrorism. This was stated by Wiranto after holding a meeting with chairman of the House of Representatives faction and Secretary Generals of political parties to discuss revision of Law number 15/2003 on CombatingTerrorism Crime in Jakarta, on Monday (14/5).
“With many terrorism attack, people are hoped remain calm down, to carry out daily activities safely. In this case, security apparatuses will increase protection, on people’s security and environment,” Wiranto said.
Furthermore, Minister Wiranto added currently the government and the House of Representatives are continuing to accelerate the legalization of the Law revision of Combating Terrorism Crime to increase the effectiveness of security forces in combating and preventing terrorism in Indonesia. However, the people’s participation is also needed to support performance of the security apparatuses. Therefore, the people are also asked to keep alert and to oversee suspicious things that may lead to the terrorism acts in their surrounding area. (VOI/REZHA/TRANS YATI/NT)