Joko redeems Metallica album for RM3,150


This picture taken on November 28, 2017 shows Indonesian President Joko Widodo (L) displaying a box set of Metallica's Master of Puppets, a gift from Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen during a welcoming ceremony at the presidential palace in Bogor, West Java province. The 56-year-old Jokowi is a well-known Metallica fan -- several years ago he received a signed guitar from the band's bassist Robert Trujillo. - AFP

JAKARTA: President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has redeemed a limited edition boxed set of Metallica’s Master of Puppets to avoid a conflict of interest, Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) spokesman Febri Diyansyah has said.

Jokowi, widely known to be a metalhead, received the double-vinyl album as a gift from Danish Prime Minister Lars Lkke Rasmus­sen on Nov 28 last year during a state visit.

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