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Jakarta Post

TV host Olga reported to KPI

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, December 17 2011   /  11:26 am

Nova/Adrianus AdriantoJAKARTA: Several activists and rape survivors, grouped under the Lentera Indonesia Foundation, reported popular television host Olga Syahputra to the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) on Friday for an insensitive joke he made about rape victims.

“All television stations will be invited via the KPI to meet Lentera Indonesia on Tuesday,” Helga Worotitjan said.

During the 10th anniversary celebration of Trans Corp., which was aired live on Trans TV and Trans7 television stations on Thursday evening Olga, who was dressed up in a costume of kuntilanak (female ghost), was asked what had caused his death.

Olga replied that he had died after being raped by an angkot (public minivan) driver.

There were several rape cases reported recently involving angkot drivers, in Jakarta and Depok, West Java....