Around 500 residents of Tunas III lane in Sukajadi, Karawaci, Tangerang, have lacked easy access to their own residential area for the past few months after Hertati Suliarta, the owner of the disputed plot of land on which they live, built a two - meter high iron fence that has blocked main access to around 200 households.
They reached out to the administration of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Wednesday.
“The police and the [local] court had rejected us. The road closure is against the law, ” said the residents’ spokesman, Arjuna Ginting Soka, as reported by tempo. co.
Hertati had built the fence after attempting to reclaim 6, 965 square meters of the disputed land.
Source: Jakarta Post