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Indonesia election

Lawmakers from Indonesia's top party urge probe into presidential vote

Prabowo's likely victory clouded by allegations of abuse of power, coercion

Electoral officers in Jakarta count votes from Indonesia's general election on Feb. 14.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- Lawmakers from Indonesia's largest party and others on Tuesday called for a legislative investigation into alleged irregularities during the presidential election in February.

Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto is said to have received tacit support from outgoing President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo during the race, undermining the government's neutrality and benefiting Prabowo.

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