The Olympic torch relay in Indonesia will be limited to Jakarta’s main sports complex amid threats from 17 groups to disrupt the ceremony.

“I’ve been told by the police intelligence that up to 17 groups plan to disrupt the torch relay tomorrow… They are from Falungong, free-Tibet groups and Greenpeace,” Sumohadi Marsis, head of the Olympic torch organizing committee in Jakarta, said on Monday.

Sumohadi said only 5,000 people with official invitations would be allowed into the Gelora Bung Karno stadium to see the relay which will be secured by 2,500 forces, starting at 2:00 pm local time.

“The torch-bearers will go around the main stadium… about seven kilometers,” Ritha Subowo, head of Indonesia’s sports committee told reporters.

The torch is due to arrive in Jakarta at 12:15 am Tuesday from Kuala Lumpur and will be carried directly to the Shangri La Hotel in central Jakarta.

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