Thursday, 12 December 2019

Anti-Mafia Team Arrests PSSI Member in Match Fixing Allegation



Laila Afifa

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    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The anti-mafia task force arrested an executive member of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) Johar Lin Eng today, December 27, at the Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in terms of a match-fixing scandal.

    Indonesian National Police headquarters’ public relations Head Brig. Gen. Dedi Prasetyo said that witness testimonies and a number of evidentiary items have incriminated Johar in the nation’s match-fixing scandal.

    Read: Police Task Force Born to Handle PSSI Match-Fixing Suspicion

    “Johar’s name arose several times in a number of witness testimonies, evidentiary items, and Police analysis,” said Dedi Prasetyo. Police are set to conduct intensive interrogation against Johar Lin Eng.

    PSSI member Johar Lin Eng was arrested by the anti-mafia task force after landing at the Halim Perdanakusuma airport around 09:55 Western Indonesia Time (WIB).