OUT OF 474 Citizens who are in Maesa Palu Detention Center which located in Palu City, 374 do not have KTP-Electronics. This was revealed in the intensive recording of the making of KTP-E together with the Palu KPU and the Population and Civil Registry Service, Sunday (12/09/2018) starting at 10.00 WIB, at Maesa Prison in Palu.
Marten Luther, the jail warden and activity coordinator explained from the available data, it is known that only about 100 people have E-KTP. In addition, said Marten, out of 474 total citizens in the place, there were 220 assisted residents from Donggala Prison. ‘’At present, the total number of residents of Maesa Prison is 694 people. There are 220 additions from Donggala Prison. This is because the building infrastructure suffered damage from fires some time ago, “explained Marten.
For the current recording activities, according to Marten, the priority is for 477 residents of Maesa Prison, but for Donggala prisoners, they will still be accommodated. “In the future, Donggala Headquarters will be present at this place to do the recording. For now, we are prioritizing in recording Maesa prisoners,” he said.
In the same place, the data and information planning division of KPU Palu, Idrus revealed that the purpose of the activity was to guarantee and protect voting rights for the prisoners and detention residents in Palu city in simultaneous election in 2019.
“On December 8, we have published about sixty-one e-KTP in Petobo Prison. Actually the target can be achieved as a whole. But due to the technical problems, as well as verification of prisoners, it turns out they are returning after natural disasters, not Palu “Because our priority is the prisoner who is based in Palu City,” said Idrus.**
Translater: Jesica porogoi