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Police yet to identify Novel’s attacker

  • Karina M. Tehusijarana

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, July 18 2019   /  12:29 am
Solid evidence: Nur Kholis, head of the fact-finding team assigned in the Novel Baswedan acid attack investigation, speaks during a media conference at the National Police headquarters in Jakarta on Wednesday. The team recommended the police delve into corruption cases handled by Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel before he was assaulted on April 11, 2017.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)(KPK) investigator Novel before he was assaulted on April 11, 2017.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

Solid evidence: Nur Kholis, head of the fact-finding team assigned in the Novel Baswedan acid attack investigation, speaks during a media conference at the National Police headquarters in Jakarta on Wednesday. The team recommended the police delve into corruption cases handled by Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel before he was assaulted on April 11, 2017.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)After six months of work, a fact-finding team formed by National Police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian has failed to identify any suspects behind an acid attack against top Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan.Instead, it may have muddied the waters further, speculating that the attack on Novel might be linked to six high-profile cases involving the investigator, but offering no evidence supporting the links.The team, formed in January, submitted its final report on We...