All eyes on Indonesia’s identity card scam

By | August 2, 2017
An Indonesian man shows his identity card, locally known as KTP, in a file photo. A government scheme to produce new cards has revealed the largest corruption scandal in recent history. Photo: AFP/Ahmad Zamroni

An Indonesian man shows his identity card, locally known as KTP, in a file photo. A government scheme to produce new cards has revealed the largest corruption scandal in recent history. Photo: AFP/Ahmad Zamroni

 

 

 

 

Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) leader Prabowo Subianto, who has his eye on another bid for the presidency in 2019, knows a losing cause when he sees one – even if many of Indonesia’s tone-death political parties don’t.

Heeding widespread public condemnation, Prabowo’s opposition party has pulled out of Parliament’s critical inquiry into the Anti-Corruption Commission (KPK), saying it was the “wrong step” and would only weaken the fight against corruption.

Source: Asia Times