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Jakarta Post

Suspected pedophile in Depok still free despite fresh investigation

  • A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil
    A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, December 21, 2020   /  02:04 pm
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Authorities are struggling to bring justice to the victims of an alleged sexual predator, who are reluctant to open up about their trauma.(JP/Hengky Wijaya)

Months after The Jakarta Post and unraveled a case of alleged sexual abuse in Depok, West Java, authorities have failed to provide justice for several victims who accuse one of their former overseers, who goes by the name Brother Angelo. The Depok Police have yet to bring Angelo, nicknamed “night bat” by some of the victims who were willing to speak to Tirto in a collaboration with The Jakarta Post, to court, as they said they had not been able to obtain proper evidence and testimony from the victims. Angelo, whose real name is Lukas Lucky Ngalngola, previously ran the Kencana Bejana Rohani orphanage in Depok, caring for dozens of children that came from different parts of the country. On Sept. 14, 2019, the Depok Police arrested him the day after National Orphanage Forum deputy head Farid Ari Fandi had reported him to the police on behalf of the Indonesian ...