Video of a man gone mad at Pasar Senen station, Jakarta, went viral on social media. It is said that the man is forbidden to travel by train (KA) because he did not have an injection vaccine booster COVID-19.
From the video in circulation, it appears that the man had an argument with the station agents. The man also quarreled with the station security officer and refused the officer’s directions.
The incident attracted the attention of officers and other potential passengers to the scene. A woman was seen trying to calm the angry passenger.
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Indonesian Railways (KAI) provided an explanation regarding the incident. KAI Daop 1 Jakarta PR chief Eva Chairunisa said the incident occurred yesterday at Pasar Senen station on Tuesday (4/10).
“Potential users in the video will use the Jayakarta train to Surabaya Turi, but when they go through the registered system-based inspection process that the person concerned has not had the third vaccine or booster and cannot show other files such as a certificate from a government hospital if he cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons, “Eva said in her statement on Wednesday (5/10/2022).
KAI Daop 1 Jakarta stressed that the completeness of vaccine data is one of the main requirements that must be met by potential passengers. He said agents will check tickets before potential users board the train.
“Currently the ticket inspection system has been integrated with the PeduliLindung application, so that potential users who have not been vaccinated according to the provisions will not be able to travel by train and will be directed to carry out the ticket cancellation procedure,” he said. affirmed. she said.
It stated that the provisions for the vaccine requirements have been implemented since August 30, 2022, according to the circular of the Task Force SE COVID-19 number 24 of 2022 and of the Ministry of Transport number 84 of 2022.
In this regulation, any prospective user aged 18 and over must have taken the third dose of the vaccine (booster). Meanwhile, potential passengers between the ages of 6 and 17 must have a second dose of the vaccine.
“If there is a medical reason for not being able to vaccinate, it is mandatory to include a medical certificate from a government hospital,” he said.
Daop 1 Jakarta asks all potential users to read and pay attention to the rules that apply to the purchase of tickets. He reminded that each passenger meets all requirements before traveling on the selected time.
All potential users are also encouraged to understand that there are requirements that must be met when using rail services. He said the policy was established by the government as an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 so that train journeys can be made safe, comfortable and healthy.
“KAI Daop 1 Jakarta will take decisive action against people who commit anarchist actions in stations or acts of violence against agents. All potential users are advised to respect agents who perform their obligations and duties both at the station and on the train. “He said.
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(jbr / dek)