Indonesia police detain deputy chief of anti-graft body, sparking tension

January 23, 2015 7:08 AM

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JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police on Friday detained the deputy chief of the anti-graft agency over a false testimony case in 2010, raising tensions between two law enforcement bodies that have long had strained relations.

The detention comes a week after the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) named three-star police general Budi Gunawan as a bribery suspect, a move that forced President Joko Widodo to delay his appointment as the next police chief.

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