Indonesia's House committee reschedules porn video probe

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Jakarta (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The House of Representatives' ethics council in Indonesiahas rescheduled a meeting to examine a sex video allegedly involving two lawmakers.

The meeting was set to hear an explanation from Karolin Margret Natasa, one of the lawmakers allegedly in the video. The meeting was canceled because Karolin was sick.

Council chairman M. Prakosa said on Monday that the council would reschedule the meeting for next week as soon as Karolin had recovered.

"We received a letter informing us that she [Karolin] is unable to attend today's session. She didn't say anything about her illness in the letter. She, however, enclosed a letter from a doctor," Prakosa said.

Indonesian Democratic Party-Struggle (PDI-P) lawmakers Aria Bima and Karolin are suspected of being the people engaged in sexual intercourse in the one-minute video. Both have strongly denied the accusation.

IT experts have said they are 90 percent certain that Kaolin is the woman in the video. The House's ethics council decided to interview Karolin directly to get to the truth.

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