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AGO probes prosecutor's alleged meetings with Djoko Tjandra abroad

  • News Desk

    Jakarta

Jakarta   /   Thu, August 6 2020   /  01:00 am
Attorney General's Office building in Jakarta.(Kompas.com/Dian Maharani)

The Attorney General's Office (AGO) is looking into alleged law violations by a prosecutor who had reportedly made face-to-face contact with graft convict Djoko Soegiarto Tjandra while the latter was still on the run outside the country. According to a report received by the AGO’s junior attorney general for special crimes (Jampidsus), the prosecutor, identified as Pinangki Sirna Malasari, had allegedly met Djoko several times abroad before the fugitive was finally arrested and brought back to Jakarta late last month. "We are currently still looking into the result of the preliminary probe. We have yet to start [investigation] since the dossier was just submitted [on Monday] to the prosecutors in the special crimes unit," said Febrie Adriansyah, the director of investigations at the AGO's junior attorney general for special crimes' office, on Tuesday. ...