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Indonesia energy regulator chief held in graft probe

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The head of Indonesia's main energy regulator has been detained over bribery allegations, an official said Wednesday, in a move that could hurt investor sentiment in Southeast Asia's top economy. 

Police officers patrol on motorcycles around the capital city of Jakarta on August 5, 2013. The head of Indonesia's main energy regulator has been detained over bribery allegations, an official said Wednesday, in a move that could hurt investor sentiment in the country.

Rudi Rubiandini was detained at his house in the capital Jakarta late Tuesday with more than $400,000 in cash as he met with two men, according to anti-graft agency the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).

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