The Corruption Court of the Central Jakarta District Court held the first trial of graft suspect Setya Novanto—the fourth suspect in the electronic identity card (E-KTP) procurement graft case—on December 13, 2017, four months after the trial of the third suspect Andi Narogong. The first two suspects, i.e., Sugiharto and Irman were convicted in July 2017 but the verdict left many loopholes. The indictment the prosecutors of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) prepared for Setya Novanto is similar with the indictment of Sugiharto and Irman, and Andi but there are differences in the number of parties that supposedly benefited from the project. This is particular is the reason why Setya Novanto’s legal counsel Maqdir Ismail decided to object. To subscribe please click here