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Arrested Indonesian parliament speaker pleads to keep his job

Arrested Indonesian parliament speaker pleads to keep his job

Indonesia's speaker of parliament, who was arrested last week over his alleged role in a $170 million graft case, has sent a letter from his cell to house leaders pleading to be allowed to keep his job while he fights the charges.

Indonesia speaker named suspect in major graft case

Indonesia speaker named suspect in major graft case

Indonesia's anti-corruption agency has named the country's speaker of parliament as a suspect in a major graft scandal which is estimated to have siphoned around $170 million out of government coffers.

Indonesia house speaker banned from travel

Indonesia house speaker banned from travel

Indonesia's anti-corruption agency has banned the speaker of parliament from overseas travel for six months in connection with a graft case involving new national identity cards, an agency official said on Tuesday.