Supporters throng Prabowo's residence before MK's trial result

Supporters throng Prabowo's residence before MK's trial result

Supporters of Presidential and vice presidential candidate pair number 02, Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno, began to throng Prabowo's residence at Jalan Kertanegara IV, Jakarta on Thursday night (June 27, 2019). (ANTARA/Imam B)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Supporters of Presidential and vice presidential candidate pair number 02, Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno, began to throng Prabowo's residence on Jalan Kertanegara IV, Jakarta on Thursday night.

They gathered before the reading of the decision of the electoral dispute trial, at the Constitutional Court (MK) due on Thursday.

Based on Antara's observation, supporters of Prabowo-Sandiaga began to gather in front of Prabowo's house from 6:00 p.m. local time and became more crowded until now.

Aside from Prabowo's residence, their supporters also gathered in front of Prabowo-Sandiaga National Winning Body (BPN)'s office at Jalan Kertanegara VI, Jakarta.

Prabowo-Sandiaga along with the leader of Indonesian Just and Prosperous Coalition got together at the Kertanegara Street, Jakarta, to follow the ruling over the electoral dispute to be announced by MK.

Secretary General of the Greater Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party Ahmad Muzani and Secretary General of Berkarya Party Priyo Budi Santoso met them on Kertanegara Street to watch the court's proceedings telecast live by national television stations.

Subianto invited leaders of political parties joining the Just and Prosperous Indonesia Coalition to watch the live broadcast at his home.

The political parties of Gerindra, Berkarya, National ,Mandate Party (PAN), an Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) had formed a coalition during the election campaign.

Indonesia had organized simultaneous legislative and presidential elections on April 17, 2019, in which incumbent Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Subianto once again went head-to-head.

The MK held hearings on June 14-28, 2019, over a legal suit filed by the losing Subianto-Uno ticket, who challenged the General Elections Commission (KPU)'s vote tally announced on May 22, 2019.

Following the announcement, Incumbent Jokowi declared victory, though Subianto declined the results and, in an all-out attempt to overturn the presidential election results, decided to file a legal suit to challenge the KPU's election results.

The Subianto team accused systematic, massive, and structured frauds being committed during the presidential election.

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