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Indonesian NGOs Blast Police Appointment of Scandal-tainted Candidate

Indonesian civil society groups are sharply criticizing the appointment of General Budi Gunawan to be vice chief of police, despite his candidacy for the top job being dropped in February because of his implication in a corruption scandal. While much of the nation's attention was on the Asia-Africa summit in Jakarta Wednesday, Gunawan was quietly sworn in as the number two official for the national police force. He originally was President Joko Widodo's first choice for police...

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