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Fighting the ‘ghost’ within

  • Hendi Yogi Prabowo

Yogyakarta | Thu, September 14 2017 | 12:33 am

PREMIUM The arrest of Tegal Mayor Siti Masitha in a sting operation by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is yet another grim reminder of the fact that freedom from the “colonization” of corruption remains an unrealized vision for many Indonesians.

Siti was arrested for allegedly accepting bribes in relation to infrastructure projects and licensing in the Central Java city. She was als...