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Greater Jakarta: Gatot Brajamusti named abuse suspect

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, November 15 2016   /  08:28 am

The Jakarta Police have named cult leader, and husband of singer Reza Artamevia, Gatot Brajamusti a suspect for the sexual abuse of several of his followers.

Jakarta Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Awi Setiyono said DNA evidence supported the abuse allegations made by a number of his former female followers. “The suspect did not deny [the police’s findings],” Awi said.

Investigators have charged Gatot under the 2002 Child Protection Law and the Criminal Code, with a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison.

One of his victims filed a police report in September after Gatot’s cult came into spotlight, following a police raid on Gatot’s compound in Sukabumi, West Java.

She claimed Gatot had raped her over the previous 10 years, starting from when she was 16 years of age.

The police previously named Gatot a suspect for drugs offenses. He is alleged to ha...