Indonesia president's pick for police chief named corruption suspect

January 13, 2015 10:42 AM

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Indonesia president's pick for police chief named corruption suspect

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's anti-graft agency on Tuesday named President Joko Widodo's sole nomination for police chief a bribery suspect, a blemish on the new leader who came to office in October promising clean government.

Widodo on Saturday said three-star general Budi Gunawan would be his only candidate to head the police, considered by many to be one of the most corrupt institutions in the country.

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