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After securing Jakarta during political year, Gatot appointed National Police deputy chief

  • Gemma Holliani Cahya
    Gemma Holliani Cahya

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Wed, January 8, 2020   /  12:17 pm
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Former National Police deputy chief Comr. Gen. Ari Dono Sukmanto (left) shakes hands with new police deputy chief Comr. Gen. Gatot Eddy Pramono during a ceremony at the National Police headquarters on Jan. 7. (Antara/Galih Pradipta)

After securing the capital during a tumultuous political year, former Jakarta Police chief Comr. Gen. Gatot Eddy Pramono has been named the new National Police deputy chief, replacing Comr. Gen. Ari Dono Sukmanto who is entering retirement. According to a telegram issued by the National Police on Dec. 20, Gatot replaced Ari, who retired on Jan. 1, while former West Nusa Tenggara Police chief Insp. Gen. Nana Sudjana has been installed as the new Jakarta Police chief.   With his new position, Gatot will work alongside National Police chief Gen. Idham Aziz, who also once served as Jakarta Police chief. “I will be standing behind the National Police chief, supporting all of his policies. That’s my target,” Gatot told media after his inauguration ceremony on Tuesday. Having graduated from the National Police Academy in 1988, Gatot, who is now 54 years old, h...