Updated: 07/25/2014 21:42 | By Agence France-Presse

Indonesia's Prabowo files challenge to presidential vote result

The ex-general who lost Indonesia's presidential election to Joko Widodo mounted a legal challenge to the result Friday, alleging the counting of votes was mishandled.


Indonesia's Prabowo files challenge to presidential vote result

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto delivers a statement prior to the election count announcement in Jakarta on July 22, 2014 - by Bay Ismoyo

"We have filed a legal challenge. We submitted evidence of cheating... from 52,000 polling stations," Fadli Zon, a spokesman for Prabowo Subianto's camp, told AFP.

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