Friday, 23 September 2016, 01:40 WIB
President Jokowi pledges to settle Munir's case
Red: Reiny Dwinanda
Munir's wife as Chairperson of Omah Munir Suciwati (left) at pers conference 11
years of Munir murderer case at Kontras office, Jakarta, Sunday (9/6).
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) made a promise here
on Thursday he would settle all unsettled cases of the past including the death
case of human rights activist Munir Said Thalib.
The president made the statement during a meeting with a number of law experts
and practitioners at Merdeka Palace.
He had gathered the law experts and practitioners to collect inputs to improve
law enforcement in the country.
"They need a firm law enforcement action," the president said.
President Jokowi asked the law experts and practitioners to give inputs
regarding the settlement of the cases and also on how to put overlapping laws
in order. He also asked for inputs on how to put law enforcement agencies in
the country in order.
"We ask for recommendations for putting our law enforcement institutions, such
as for example the police, the ministry of justice and human rights or perhaps
the prosecutor's office and the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) so that
settlement of cases could be done thoroughly, comprehensively and really
settling problems in our country," he said.
President Jokowi said he was aware that law enforcement in Indonesia has not
yet been able to give a deterrent effect to the violators. He said he had been
resolved to settle the cases and reform law enforcement agencies in Indonesia.
"I think we all know there have been a lot of corruption cases unveiled
recently relating to elite members of state institutions and influence dealing.
Law enforcement on the other hand has not yet been able to give a deterrent
effect in terms of sentences or sentence demand," he said.
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