Fleeing During Quarantine, Task Force Ensures Rachel Vennya is Legally Processed


The Covid-19 Handling Task Force (Satgas) confirmed that Rachel Vennya’s program would be prosecuted for escaping during quarantine. Rachel ran away while undergoing quarantine at Wisma Atlet, Kemayoran, Central Jakarta.

“For Indonesian citizens who leave the quarantine period at Wisma Atlet prematurely, the government will ensure that the legal process is ongoing,” said the spokesman for the Covid-19 Handling Task Force, Wiku Adisasmito, in a virtual press conference, Thursday, October 14, 2021.

Wiku asks international travelers to comply with applicable regulations. The rules are applied solely to protect the safety of the public.

He said Rachel Vennya was threatened with multiple charges. Namely Article 14 of Law Number 4 of 1984 concerning Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases and Article 93 of Law Number 6 of 2018 concerning Health Quarantine.

“This regulation calls for the implementation of quarantine so that travelers do not fall ill or carry diseases,” explained Wiku.

Rachel Vennya escapes quarantine

Celebrity Rachel Vennya allegedly escaped from quarantine after traveling from the United States. The results of the preliminary investigation stated that TNI personnel were involved in this case.

“Currently, Kodam Jaya is conducting an investigation regarding the news of Rachel Vennya’s escape from quarantine at the Wisma Atlet Pademangan Hospital,” said Kapendam Jaya Colonel Herwin in a written statement.

Herwin stated that there was an involvement from a TNI person with the initials FS who helped Rachel avoid the quarantine procedure she had to undergo. It said it would investigate and investigate the person as soon as possible.

“During the investigation of the case, it was found that there were allegations of non-procedural actions by members of the Soetta Airport Security (TNI) initials FS who arranged for the Rachel Vennya program to avoid quarantine procedures that must be passed after traveling from abroad,” he said.