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Betawi forum denies requesting Idul Fitri donations

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, May 26, 2018 | 03:15 pm
Betawi forum denies requesting Idul Fitri donations Indonesian rupiah bills. (Antara/Adwit B Pramono/)

A top leader of the Betawi Brotherhood Forum (FBR) has denied that the group made demands for Idul Fitri donations from residents, despite a letter with its stamp having been widely circulated online. 

FBR North Jakarta branch coordinator Yusriah Dzinun claimed that he knew nothing about the letter.

"Not at all. I have never issued such a letter. I have no clue and i will ask other members about it," he told kompas.com on Saturday, adding that there was no such instruction from the organization to ask for donations from residents.

The letter was widely circulated on WhatsApp. It demanded that residents of Kelapa Gading in North Jakarta donate money for Idul Fitri. (Fac)

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