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KPK open to proposal to release some Indonesian corruption convicts early to stop Covid-19 spread

By Ben Lucas and Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 02 Apr 2020 04:46
  • 03 Apr 2020 04:02
Indonesia’s anti-graft agency said today that it is open to a government minister’s proposal to release some prisoners jailed for corruption early, as part of a raft of measures aimed at preventing the spread of Covid-19.

The government announced this week that as many as 30,000 inmates will be released early to

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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