Last week’s deadly attack has forced officials in Jakarta to re-examine the country’s anti-terrorism laws.
As reported by Channel News Asia, authorities said the current law has no teeth and prevents them from prosecuting militants who have returned home as foreign fighters.
Indonesia’s national police chief, Badrodin Haiti, reportedly admitted their powers are limited. He said: “We can detect, but we can’t take action before any crime is committed. That is the weakness of our regulations....
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