JAKARTA - The Jakarta City Provincial Government permanently closes the Old City Discotheque in West Jakarta because it has proven to be a nest of drugs for visitors.
"Don't know, I'll check first," said Jakarta City Governor Anies Baswedan, when confirmed in Cengkareng, West Jakarta, Friday (5/4).
Meanwhile, Head of Jakarta Civil Service Police Unit (Satpol PP), Arifin, confirmed that he had closed the Old City Discotheque. According to him, the closing of the discotheque was because the One Stop Investment Service and Service Office (DPMPTSP) had revoked the discotheque operating permit.
"Yes, it is true. This is a permanent closure, if the initial one was temporary (while) waiting for the process carried out by tourism and from PTSP in order to withdraw its business license, "Arifin said.
According to him, the Jakarta City Government Tourism and Culture Office has recommended the revocation of the Tourism Business Certificate (TDUP) to DPMPTSP. Then, DPMPTSP also revoked the TDUP and revoked the Trading Business License (SIUP) owned by Old City management.
"Well, because it has been issued from PTSP for its business permit. The revoked TDUP and SIUP. Yesterday we closed, "he said firmly.
He said the closing of the Old City Discotheque was a series of discoveries of evidence of drugs at the entertainment venue that night. He admitted, the Jakarta Civil Service Police Unit had sealed the Old City Discotheque for further inspection. However, it found strong evidence to permanently close the business.
"If it is possible to open it temporarily, it can continue, or not. If in the meantime the seal can be removed if the results are negative. Well, this is a positive result, so we will permanently close it. "Yes, it was proven to violate, so the Old City business was closed," he said firmly.
Previously, the National Narcotics Agency (BNN) of Jakarta Province found 52 visitors to the Old City Discotheques who were proven to be consuming drugs. The Jakarta City Government Tourism and Culture Office often conducts training on nightclubs in the Capital City.
The training was carried out as well as socializing the Governor's Regulation Number 18 of 2018. The regulation was strictly regulated about drugs, gambling, prostitution, or human trafficking, so that if a violation was found, his party would not hesitate to close the business. pin / P-5