Supporters of Prabowo-Sandi pair begin to arrive at MK

Supporters of Prabowo-Sandi pair begin to arrive at MK

Supporters of Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno pair gathered around the Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Thursday (June 27, 2019) (Asep Firmansyah)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Supporters of Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno pair began to arrive at the Constitutional Court (MK) building in Jakarta on Thursday.

Since 9:30 a.m. local time, four groups of people have marched from the street on the back to the front of the MK building at Merdeka Barat Street

The supporters included a group of 10 people who claimed to come from Surabaya, East Java.. They came to Jakarta to give support to Prabowo-Sandi pair and directly listen the MK's ruling on the dispute over presidential election results on Thursday afternoon.

The MK will deliver the ruling on Thursday (June 27) following the convening of the Consultative Meeting of Judges (RPH), MK spokesman Fajar Laksono Soeroso stated.

"The RPH is completed, and the MK is ready to give its ruling tomorrow (Thursday)," Soeroso remarked here on Wednesday.

The MK was earlier scheduled to deliver the ruling on Friday (June 28). However, based on the result of the consultative meeting on Monday (June 24), the constitutional judges had reached an agreement to announce the ruling on Thursday at 12:30 local time.

The Jakarta Metropolitan Police have prepared a plan to reroute traffic when the MK delivers the ruling.

The plan is aimed at anticipating mass action during the announcement of the ruling.

The Subianto-Sandi pair challenged the General Elections Commission (KPU)'s announcement of the election result in the MK.

The pair leveled accusations of the commission having "systematically, structurally, and massively" manipulated the election and increased the incumbent's tally – which stood at 85 million votes against Subianto's 68 million votes – by some 22 million votes.

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