Ahok Mulls Pretrial Motion

LB Ciputri Hutabarat    •    16 November 2016 14:59 WIB
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Ahok Mulls Pretrial Motion
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Photo:MI/Arya)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) is considering to file a pretrial motion after he was named as a suspect in a blasphemy case.

"I personally want to file a pretrial motion," said Ahok at his campaign headquarters in Menteng on Wednesday (11/16).

Ahok said his legal team will study the plan. They will decide the best strategy.

"I do not understand the detail," he continued.

The police named him as a suspect this morning. They also decided to prevent him from travelling abroad.

"We prevent him to leave Indonesia," said National Police criminal investigation head Insp. Gen. Ari Dono Sukmanto during a press conference.