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Top graft buster Novel Baswedan under attack again

  • Kharishar Kahfi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, September 7, 2017 | 10:13 am
Top graft buster Novel Baswedan under attack again Anticorruption activists carry a banner that reads "One eye lost, millions of others scrutinizing" during a rally at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in South Jakarta on Aug. 9. They demand that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo establish an independent fact-finding team to help investigate the acid attack against senior KPK investigator Novel Baswedan, whose eyes were severely injured in an acid attack in April. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

PREMIUM Top Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan continued to face opposition on Wednesday following an acid attack on the graft buster in April, as another allegation of defamation was lodged against him. Sr. Comr. Erwanto Kurniadi, the National Police’s corruption department deputy director, filed a report against Novel for allegedly defaming the force in a statem...