PREMIUMTask force sets sights on suspected match-fixers abroad

first_imgmatch-fixing pssi Joko-Driyono Hendro Indonesia gatot-dewobroto Youth-Sports-Ministry Topics : Linkedin Log in with your social account Facebook Google LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Forgot Password ? The National Police’s antimatch-fixing task force plans to target suspected gamblers from abroad for their role in manipulating local sports matches, law enforcement experts have said, raising concerns that the move could be counterproductive.on Tuesday. “So, we can’t expect much in terms of [police] cooperation if we decide to go after match-fixers from abroad. We need to tread carefully.”The Jakarta Post“One solid fact is that even though gambling is considered a crime here, it may not be in other countries,” Insp. Gen. (ret) Benny Mamoto, a police expert from the University of Indonesia (UI), toldEven if these suspects were brought to Indonesia and found guilty, they would likely be given a small sentence, he said. The maximum punishment for gambling here is four years’ imprisonment.Benny suggested that the National Police build a…last_img

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