Indonesia parliament speaker detained in Graft scandal

Indonesia’s parliament speaker Setya Novanto, was taken into custody by the country’s anti-corruption agency over his alleged role in a 170 million dollar graft scandal.He was brought into detention late Sunday, Nov 19.

According to the Corruption Eradication Commission, he will be held for 20 days for questioning. But Novanto has denied every accusation he has got.

Authorities accuse Novanto of being among a group of officials who used the introduction of a new national identification card system to steal government funds.

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