Last week the public learned that the POLRI—who is investigating the case of alleged forgery and corruption involving Joko Soegiarto Tjandra (colloquially known as Joker)—had also examined the former Chief of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Antasari Azhar as a witness earlier this month. Antasari was the prosecutor who indicted Joko Tjandra. Antasari questioned the execution of the legally binding verdict by the Attorney General’s Office (AGO), mainly related to the confiscation of the disputed Rp500 billion. Antasari said the process was not transparent. As we look for more explanation, on August 22, 2020, fire broke out in one of the AGO’s main buildings, burning down nearly everything.

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