KPK and the Borrowed Investigators

Two weeks ago, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) said that they had returned two investigators from the Police because their term of service had expired. Many people questioned this decision, but the KPK said it was common practice. In exchange, the KPK received six new investigators. Earlier this week, several national media outlets reported that the two investigators returned were given heavy sanctions, and that they were returned after being alleged of tampering with evidence, i.e., financial records of companies owned by Basuki Hariman, a cattle importer convicted for bribing the former Constitutional Justice Patrialis Akbar.

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