Indonesian Social Minister Named as Suspect in Pandemic Bribery Case

By Kyodo News 7 December 2020

JAKARTA—The Indonesian anti-corruption agency on Sunday named the social affairs minister and four other suspects in a bribery case involving social assistance for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Juliari Batubara turned himself in to authorities at the Corruption Eradication Commission’s headquarters in the capital Jakarta, two hours after he was named a suspect. However, he has not been officially arrested.

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