September 19, 2020, 11.56 PM

“We found that the suspects live in Aceh and Medan [North Sumatra], and apprehended them in both provinces. They are currently in juvenile detention centers.”

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He added that they used the proceeds to splurge on consumer goods and live luxuriously. Awi added that they are charged under Indonesia’s Electronic Transaction and Information Law and could face 12 years behind bars or Rp. 12 billion [$814,425.12] in fines.

However, Awi noted that their age is a mitigating factor. “Under [Indonesia’s] Chid Protection Laws, [the suspects] will receive counseling and be returned to their parents.” 

He added that the suspects expressed remorse for trying to scam Kaesang once they realized he was President Jokowi’s son.

(Writer: Devina Halim | Editor: Icha Rastika)


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