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Indonesia prosecutors seek 2 years probation for Jakarta gov

April 20, 2017 4:32 AM
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Indonesia prosecutors seek 2 years probation for Jakarta gov

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Prosecutors are recommending two years of probation for the minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital who is on trial for blaspheming the Quran.

The relatively light sentencing demand comes a day after Gov. Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama was swept out of office by a landslide election victory for a Muslim rival backed by conservative clerics.

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