Muhammad Aulia, Jakarta – Prosecutors on Monday lashed out at murder defendant Putri Candrawathi who they said had invented a story that she had been raped by Nofriansyah Yosua Hutabara
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January 30, 2023
January 28, 2023
Ni Komang Erviani, Denpasar – A Brazilian teenager has been arrested in Bali for attempting to bring 3.6 kg of cocaine into the island.
January 27, 2023
Stevani Wijaya, Jakarta – Indonesian prosecutors on Friday demanded prison sentences between one and three years for six former middle and high-ranking officers accused of obstruction o
A college student was posthumously charged with negligent driving after his fatal crash with a former police general last year.
January 21, 2023
BTV, Jakarta – New details have emerged from the ongoing investigation into nine murders in West Java, with police saying on Saturday that at least seven victims had family ties with on
January 19, 2023
Beritasatu, Jakarta – Indonesian prosecutors said on Thursday allegations that slain officer Nofriansyah Yosua Hutabarat had been involved in a love affair with the wife of former polic
January 17, 2023
Muhammad Aulia, Jakarta – Prosecutors on Tuesday recommended a life sentence for former police general Ferdy Sambo who is accused of ordering the murder of a subordinate who he said had
January 16, 2023
Stevani Wijaya, Jakarta – Prosecutors on Monday recommended a sentence of eight years in prison for the personal assistant of former police general Ferdy Sambo, who is accused of orderi
January 14, 2023
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The South Jakarta Police have adopted community policing to increase interactive relations with community members by assigning one officer to every neighborho
January 12, 2023
Jayapura, Jubi – The Papua Police announced nine areas prone to riots following the arrest of Papua Governor Lukas Enembe by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in Jayapura City
January 11, 2023
M Faiz Zaki, Jakarta – The Metro Jaya Police on Wednesday officially named police commissioner Yulius Bambang Karyanto as a suspect in a drug abuse inquiry.
January 4, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – The National Police Traffic Corps is planning to install chips and QR codes on license plates.
Dicky Kurniawan (Antara), Jakarta – The National Police Traffic Corps (Korlantas) is strongly considering reintroducing manual traffic ticketing after it had been stopped in October of
December 29, 2022
Muhammad Aulia, Jakarta – Ferdy Sambo, the former police general who has admitted to murdering a subordinate, filed a lawsuit against President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and National Police
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The National Narcotics Agency, or BNN, revealed on Thursday that it had uncovered 23 international drug networks this year, while also saying that criminal
December 10, 2022
Aliyyu Medyati L Imaji Lasahido, Jakarta – The Traffic Director (Dirlantas) of Metro Jaya Police, Chief Commissioner Latif Usman stated that he was not aware of the problem of illegal l
December 9, 2022
Fachrizal Afandi, Malang, East Java – Two weeks after the Kanjuruhan football stadium stampede which killed more than 130 people, Indonesian President Joko Widodo summoned hundreds of r
November 28, 2022
Muhammad Aulia, Jakarta – A new poll published on Sunday suggested that up to 70 million Indonesian adults have paid a bribe in their interactions with police officers.
November 20, 2022
Jakarta – The Attorney General's Office has appealed for news broadcasters to stop live reporting from courtroom hearings in the murder trial against Ferdy Sambo and other defendants to
November 15, 2022
Jacqui Baker – The last half of 2022 has seen the Indonesian National Police (Polri) beset by a series of rolling scandals that have exposed police negligence and brutality to the world
October 27, 2022
BTV, Jakarta – Second Patrolman Richard Eliezer, who stands trial for charges of murdering fellow officer Brigadier Nofriansyah Yosua Hutabarat, kneeled down before the victim's parents
October 26, 2022
Beritasatu, Jakarta – The Jakarta Police Traffic Directorate began withdrawing all ticket books on Tuesday after National Police Chief Listyo Sigit Prabowo ordered the departure from on
Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – On Oct 14, Indonesian President Joko Widodo summoned hundreds of regional police chiefs and high-ranking officers to the presidential palace.
October 24, 2022
Stevani Wijaya, Jakarta – National Police Chief Listyo Sigit Prabowo on Monday ordered high-ranking police officers to cease the practice of a subordinate giving bribes to superiors for
October 22, 2022
Beritasatu, Jakarta – National Police Chief Listyo Sigit Prabowo has issued a landmark ruling that bans officers from issuing tickets for traffic offenders immediately at the scene.
October 21, 2022
Jakarta – Supreme Court Chief Justice Muhammad Syarifuddin, Communications and Information Minister Johnny G.
October 18, 2022
Vento Saudale, Jakarta – Second Patrolman Richard Eliezer received thankful appreciation from the wife of disgraced former police general Ferdy Sambo after he shot fellow police officer
October 17, 2022
The trial of a former Indonesian police officer accused of orchestrating the murder of his bodyguard has begun in Jakarta.
Jakarta – The trial of a former National Police general accused of orchestrating the murder of his bodyguard started at the South Jakarta District Court on Monday, in a case that has pu
Muhammad Aulia, Jakarta – Former police general Ferdy Sambo didn't deny the accusation that he murdered a low-ranking officer working as his assistant and argued during the opening tria
October 14, 2022
Stevani Wijaya, Jakarta – Newly-appointed East Java Police Chief Insp.
October 12, 2022
Sharyn Davies – When an Indonesian police chief told me a few years ago that his tactic to control unruly crowds was to deploy his prettiest policewomen to the frontline, I felt my femi
October 7, 2022
Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – The National Police handed over disgraced internal affairs chief Ferdy Sambo to the Attorney General's Office (AGO) on Wednesday, as the trials relating to the mu
October 1, 2022
Robertus Robet (360info), Jakarta – A fatal oversight in Indonesia's history of political reform is the absence of efforts to reform Indonesian police.
Fachrizal Afandi (360info), Malang, East Java – There's a joke in Indonesia: NKRI, the widely used acronym for the republic, in fact stands for Negara Kepolisian Republik Indonesia – "I
September 30, 2022
Jakarta – Putri Candrawathi was detained on Friday ahead of the trial on the murder of a policeman allegedly ordered by her husband, former police general Ferdy Sambo.
September 29, 2022
News Desk, Jakarta – Febri Diansyah and Rasamala Aritonang, respectively a former spokesperson and a former senior official of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), held a joint
Novel Baswedan is all of us right now after former Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) staffers jumped onboard the legal team representing ex-police general Ferdy Sambo, who was cha
September 28, 2022
Muhammad Aulia, Jakarta – The Attorney General's Office announced on Wednesday the murder case against disgraced police general Ferdy Sambo and four other suspects will be handed to the
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The North Sumatra Police have teamed up with the Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) in their efforts to capture fugitive Jhoni, who is wa
September 22, 2022
Tempo, Jakarta – Chairman of the Migrant Care Migration Study Center, Anis Hidayah, said there are suspicions that the human trafficking case in Cambodia could be linked to the Consorti
September 19, 2022
There is no way back into the police force for disgraced general Ferdy Sambo, as a National Police ethics panel upheld a decision to dishonorably discharge the murder suspect.
September 15, 2022
Beritasatu, Jakarta – A police general who is serving a jail sentence for corruption was handed another criminal conviction on Thursday for assaulting a detainee and smearing human fece
September 14, 2022
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Police in Asahan regency, North Sumatra, have arrested four people for alleged stockpiling of the subsidized Solar brand of diesel fuel in Aek Ledong district a
September 9, 2022
Burhanuddin Muhtadi – The convoluted case involving a former police general's alleged murder of his aide threatens to up-end the Indonesian public's trust in their law enforcement agenc
September 7, 2022
Stevani Wijaya, Jakarta – A high-ranking officer has been dishonorably discharged for obstruction of justice in the ongoing investigation into the July 8 murder of a fellow officer alle
September 5, 2022
Max Lane – While public opposition to Indonesia's proposed revision to its Criminal Code has stalled its passage in parliament, the conservative political establishment looks set to hav
While the nation is still exhaustively poring over every little detail in the murder case of Police Brigadier Nofriansyah Yosua Hutabarat almost two months since he was gunned down, ano
September 2, 2022
News Desk, Jakarta – Jakarta Police have arrested several officers from Penjaringan precinct in North Jakarta for abuse of authority.