Indonesia anti-graft agency braces for challenges after court ruling

May 27, 2015 10:56 AM

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JAKARTA Indonesia's main anti-graft agency is bracing for a flood of legal challenges from corruption convicts and suspects after a court verdict threw into question the legitimacy of its investigations, a senior official said on Wednesday.

A Jakarta court judge on Tuesday ruled that the agency's investigation of graft suspect Hadi Purnomo was illegal because the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) used independent investigators no longer with the police or the Attorney General's Office, media said.

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