Detained KPK, Setya Novanto Request Protection to Jokowi

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After being detained by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), Setya Novanto continues to work on how to get out of the iron bars. Now the alleged e-KTP corruption case is asking for protection from President Jokowi, National Police Chief Gen. Tito Karnavian and from Commission III of the House.

The request for protection was delivered by Novanto and his lawyer Fredrich Yunadi at the KPK building early Monday morning.

According to this lawyer, the detention of the Speaker of the House was imposed because it is not healthy and has political nuances.

Therefore, the Speaker of the House will write to President Joko Widodo to ask for legal protection.

When taken to the prison car, Novanto was seen walking no longer wear a wheelchair. At that time he said accept the fact should be detained KPK. What he wondered was why the KPK immediately threw himself into the detention center when he thought he still needed to be treated.

"I obeyed the law and I have taken steps to start the SPDP in the police and file letters to the legal protection, to the President, as well as to the Chief of Police, the Attorney General and the pretrial," he explained.

Fredrich said Novanto's legal remedies were in accordance with the prevailing laws and regulations. Not only to Jokowi, the Golkar Party Chairman also requested legal assistance to the Commission III of the House of Representatives.

"He has asked for legal protection directly to Commission III. Because he let the Chairman (House of Representatives), but in charge of the Commission III law. So, he made legal efforts in accordance with actual legal procedures, "said Fredrich.

KPK spokesman Febri Diansyah confirmed the arrest of Setya Novanto, valid. Detention is conducted under the Criminal Procedure Code.

"The basis of the law of detention is very strong and clearly regulated Article 21 KUHAP (which regulates) objective and subjective reasons," said Febri.

The objective reason concerned is related to the crime and the criminal threat against the suspect. While the subjective reason is the investigator's consideration of the suspect's fear of escaping, destroying / eliminating the evidence and the concern about the suspect will repeat the crime. (T)

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