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Muchdi's acquittal: A question of a broken promise

  • Imanuddin Razak,

    The Jakarta Post,

Jakarta | Sat, January 3 2009 | 10:33 am

PREMIUM It is not surprising that Maj. Gen. (ret) Muchdi Purwopranjono, a former deputy to the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) chief, was eventually acquitted of all charges laid against him in connection with the September 2004 murder of rights activist Munir Said Thalib. Legally speaking, we cannot criticize the South Jakarta District Court judges for acquitting Muchdi, as all the evidence pres...