Inspector-General Setyo Wasisto, Chief of National Police Public Relations: we need further regulations
The import of weapons by the National Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) have indications of irregularities and suspected procedural violations. The lethal combat weapons brought in from Arsenal, Bulgaria, were not authorized by the Minister of Defense. Their procurement transpired rapidly, right after a contract was finalized. Some other procedural violations also occurred.
National Police Chief Gen. Tito Karnavian continues to avoid requests to clarify the disputes surrounding the procurement…
Some surveys have narrowed the field down to Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto as presidential candidates likely to run in the 2019 general election. Jokowi has officially been named presidential candidate, with the support of seven parties eligible to run in the general elections. And it is only a matter of time before Prabowo announces his candidacy.