Bravewords.com issues: According to Beritajakarta.com, in order to anticipate commotion during METALLICA‘s second visit ever to Jakarta (tomorrow at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium), thousands of security personnel will be put on standby. “We will deploy 2,694 personnel and establish eight security posts,” stated Jakarta Police spokesman, Police Great Commissioner Rikwanto,.
According to Rikwanto, the force to be deployed consists of joint security personnel from Jakarta Police, Central Jakarta Resort Police, Police Car Brigades, the army, as well as fire handling officers. “They will be deployed in spread-out manner. Some are placed outside the stadium with traffic officers, while some others are put at entrance and exit gates,” he informed.
To create comfort and safety for the concert-goers, the police have also prepared metal detectors at the entrance to the concert area. Audiences’ belongings will also be checked to avoid any prohibited items. “There will be metal detectors and other examination at entrance points. There must be no sharp weapon or liquor comes in,” stressed Rikwanto.
Read more at Beritajakarta.com.
The Gelora Bung Karno Stadium s mostly used for football matches and has a seating capacity of over 80,000.