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Police defend ‘lavish spending plan’

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, January 26 2013 | 07:02 am

PREMIUM The National Police on Friday defended their plan to spend Rp 1.366 trillion (US$ 140 million) for a number of procurements including the purchase of seven horses and 90 dogs that would cost Rp 16.65 billion alone.

The Indonesia Police Watch (IPW) has called the prices set in the police’s spending plan “ridiculous”, arguing it could also open the possibilities of misappropriation duri...