Indonesia corruption trial delayed by accused parliamentary speaker Novanto’s ‘diarrhoea’

Indonesia’s biggest corruption trial in years was derailed on Wednesday after its graft-charged parliament speaker Setya Novanto claimed a bout of diarrhoea had left him too sick to participate, prompting jeers from the courtroom gallery.
The claim was just the latest in a string of manoeuvres – including allegedly faking an injury in a car crash – that critics say the 62-year-old has employed to dodge serious charges.
Novanto – who has faced corruption allegations in…