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Indonesian Judge Rules in Favor of Police Chief Nominee

An Indonesian judge has ruled against the nation's anti-corruption commission in its investigation of General Budi Gunawan, national police chief nominee. In a pre-trial hearing in Jakarta, Judge Sarpin Rizaldi said the commission, known as KPK, had no authority to investigate or prosecute corruption cases involving law enforcement officers or state officials. “The investigation warrant ... has been declared invalid, therefore the status as a suspect by KPK of [Gunawan] must be...

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