Prabowo's election suit to be heard on Tues

Indonesia's top court hears ex-general Prabowo Subianto's claim that the 2019 presidential election was rigged, in Jakarta on June 14, 2019.
Indonesia's top court hears ex-general Prabowo Subianto's claim that the 2019 presidential election was rigged, in Jakarta on June 14, 2019.PHOTO: AFP

Defeated presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto's legal challenge to overturn the results of the April 17 election that his camp claims was rigged will be heard on Tuesday.

Indonesia's Constitutional Court yesterday decided to push the hearing back by a day to give legal teams of the election commission and President Joko Widodo more time after Mr Prabowo's lawyers made sweeping revisions to the original suit on Monday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 15, 2019, with the headline 'Prabowo's election suit to be heard on Tues'. Print Edition | Subscribe