TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Following the acid attack against Novel Baswedan, a Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) senior investigator, the Commission will boost security for its officials.
KPK Spokesperson Febri Diansyah said the tight security measure is in place especially for the officials handling major cases.
"After the attack on Tuesday, KPK leaders had a meeting and decided we would provide extra security for officials handling strategic cases,” Febri said in Jakarta on Friday (14/4).
In the meantime, legal analyst at the Indonesian Corruption Watch Aradila Caesar said the attack against Novel was caused by the negligence of KPK leaders.
According to Aradila, KPK should have instructed for the increased security for Novel and other investigators since a long time ago. Aradila also said that KPK should evaluate its security system following the attack.