Former speaker of Indonesia's parliament Setya Novanto, centre, gestures after a break during his trial the Corruption Cases Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, March 29, 2018. The top Indonesian politician was accused of involvement in a conspiracy of dozens of officials who used the introduction of an electronic ID system to steal more than $170 million of public money. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

Prosecutors demand 16 years prison for Indonesian politician caught in graft scandal, seek return of US$135,000 watch

Anti-corruption police allege Setya Novanto was among about 80 people who used the introduction of a US$440 million electronic identity card system in 2011 and 2012 to steal funds

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Former speaker of Indonesia's parliament Setya Novanto, centre, gestures after a break during his trial the Corruption Cases Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, March 29, 2018. The top Indonesian politician was accused of involvement in a conspiracy of dozens of officials who used the introduction of an electronic ID system to steal more than $170 million of public money. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
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