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JAKARTA - Five cleaners will go on trial this week over allegations of sexual assault at one of Indonesia's most prestigious international schools, the first cases in a long-running scandal to go to court. 

File photograph taken on April 21, 2014 shows regular police and private security personnel posted at the main entrance of Jakarta International School (JIS) in Jakarta

The crisis at the Jakarta International School (JIS), which began with public allegations in April that the cleaning staff assaulted a six-year-old boy, has rocked an institution that has been a favourite with expatriates in the capital for more than 60 years.

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