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Indonesia cops to sue magazine exposing top cop embezzlement


Says cover of police with pigs is offensive in Islam


Indonesian police will sue a news magazine over a story on corruption [purportedly] because the cover depicted an officer with piggy banks, and pigs are dirty in Islam. But the June 28 edition of Tempo explored evidence of embezzlement among senior officers, some of whom were allegedly found to have millions of dollars in bank accounts. Unidentified buyers bought hundreds of thousands of copies of this week’s edition directly from distributors before dawn on Monday. See below for full story on police corruption by Tempo Magazine that prompted seizure.

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