Friday, 22 Feb 2019

Home of Transjakarta boss attacked by unknown people


Home of Transjakarta boss attacked by unknown peopleHome of Transjakarta boss attacked by unknown people - The home of PT Transjakarta president director Budi Kaliwono was attacked with a petrol bomb, or Molotov cocktail, on Tuesday evening, a day after Transjakarta employees carried out a strike demanding better employment benefits.

It was reported that Budi was home at the time of the incident, which occurred on Jl. Bandeng, Pulo Gadung, East Jakarta, at around 8.40 p.m, local time.

"Budi and his wife extinguish the fire from the explosion with a wet cloth," Jakarta Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Argo Yuwono said on Wednesday as quoted by, adding that Budi reported the incident to the Pulo Gadung Police.

Investigators are currently working on tracking down the perpetrator.

Earlier on Tuesday, Budi made a controversial remark in response to a recent strike held by Transjakarta workers, threatening to fire anyone who joined a second strike planned for Wednesday, June 14 2017.

Monday’s Transjakarta strike left thousands of commuters stranded across the capital. 


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