Graft probe lands big fish in Jakarta
- Published: 23 Feb 2013 at 15.34
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JAKARTA - The chairman of Indonesia's ruling party resigned on Saturday after the anti-graft body named him a suspect in a multi-million-dollar corruption case.
"I quit as the chairman of the Democratic Party," Anas Urbaningrum said at a news conference.
Urbaningrum, 43, was named a suspect on Friday for allegedly receiving "gifts or a promise of gifts" in a graft case linked to the construction of the Hambalang sports centre project near Jakarta, worth around 1.17 trillion rupiah (3.6 billion baht).
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