Death penalty for former Indonesian police general over grisly murder of his bodyguard

The case has gripped the country and affected the reputation of the police. It prompted President Joko Widodo to order the police, among others, to take measures to regain public trust.   Sambo was suspended from his position 10 days after the murder, and from the police force at the end of August. The court was … Read more

Indonesian police general charged with premeditated murder of bodyguard

JAKARTA: The Indonesian National Police has charged two-star general Ferdy Sambo with premeditated murder, after his bodyguard died at the general’s house last month of multiple gunshot wounds. National Police Chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo and six other police generals held a press conference on Tuesday night (Aug 9) to update the public regarding the … Read more