The Jakarta Post
Insp. Gen. Firli Bahuri was voted chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) by House of Representatives members after a confirmation hearing on Friday amid woes surrounding the policeman, much to the dismay of activists who have been questioning his track record.
Firli was, by no means, a new name to the antigraft body – but not for the best of reasons.
Inaugurated as KPK's law enforcement chief
The 56-year-old was inaugurated as the KPK's law enforcement chief in April 2018. He beat nine other candidates for the post, all of whom were from the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) and the National Police.
The two-star general graduated from the Police Academy in 1990, he had a rather rapid career development in the police force.
Prior to his KPK post, Firli served as the West Nusa Teng...