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KPK the most credible body: Survey

  • Abdul Khalik

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, August 8 2008   /  10:26 am

The Indonesian public considers the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) the law enforcement institute with the highest integrity, a new survey revealed on Thursday. The survey was conducted by the KPK between February and June, and polled 2,191 respondents in six major cities across the country. It put the Attorney General's Office (AGO) at the lowest level of credibility in fighting corruption in the country, behind the courts and the police. Some 82.11 percent of respondents believed the KPK was the most trustworthy law enforcer, with only 2.19 percent putting their faith in the AGO. By comparison, 5.89 percent and 10.09 percent of respondents said they trusted the National Police and the Supreme Court, respectively. The public perception survey seems to confirm previous studies on anti-corruption practices within the country's law enforcement i...