5:51 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
The Secretary General of the Constitutional Court was questioned on Thursday by the Corruption Eradication Commission as part of the investigation into Amir Hamzah, a former candidate for the local government chief of Lebak district — an election-dispute case which brought down the court's chief justice, Akil Mochtar.
8:13 pm September 25, 2014 | No Comment
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has named former Lebak Regent Amir Hamzah and his running mate Kasmin suspects in a notorious election-rigging case at the Constitutional Court.
8:07 pm September 10, 2014 | 1 Comment
Suspended Banten Governor Ratu Atut Chosiyah has filed an appeal in a bid to overturn a four-year jail sentence handed down by the Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court on Sept. 1.
2:44 pm August 11, 2014 | 3 Comments
Prosecutors are seeking a 10-year prison sentence for Ratu Atut Chosiyah, the disgraced Banten governor, in a major corruption scandal that has already snared the country’s top judge.
1:04 pm July 11, 2014 | 4 Comments
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Thursday arrested Palembang mayor Mayor Romi Herton and his wife Masyito on allegations that the coupled payed bribes to imprisoned former Constitutional Court chief Akil Mochtar in connection to a regional election dispute.
10:25 pm June 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
Jakarta. Akil Mochtar’s disgrace was complete late on Monday night after the Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court sentenced the former chief justice of the Constitutional Court to life in prison. Akil was found guilty of having sold off Indonesia’s powerful local government seats to corrupt politicians. “The defendant has been proved guilty beyond doubt of corruption,” the […]
8:59 pm June 23, 2014 | 18 Comments
Former Constitutional Court chief Akil Mochtar, who is facing life in prison and a Rp 10 billion ($832,986) fine on graft and money laundering charges, on Monday released a 56-page defense document accusing the prosecution of sensationalizing his case.
6:40 pm June 16, 2014 | 4 Comments
Prosecutors at the Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court on Monday demanded a life sentence for former Constitution Court Chief Justice Akil Mochtar, in what would amount to the harshest sentence for a corruptor in Indonesian history if he were found guilty of graft and money laundering.
4:00 pm June 9, 2014 | 1 Comment
Graft suspect Tubagus "Wawan" Chaeri Wardana told the Anti-Corruption Court on Monday that he admitted to having bribed former Constitutional Court chief justice Akil Mochtar, but resolutely denied that his sister knew anything of the backhanders.
5:09 pm June 6, 2014 | No Comment
A prosecutor on Thursday accused former Constitutional Court Chief Justice Akil Mochtar of having a secret second wife.
1:00 pm May 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Banten Governor Ratu Atut Chosiyah faces the stark reality of spending her senior years behind bars for bribing the former Constitutional Court chief, Akil Mochtar. Atut and her brother Tubagus Chaeri Wardana Chasan, or Wawan, allegedly gave Akil Rp 1 billion ($87,000) in kickbacks to fix the outcome of the Lebak district election dispute. Atut […]
10:18 am May 7, 2014 | No Comment
A mob of hundreds burned down five homes and looted several stores in West Papua’s Maybrat district early on Tuesday after the district chief, Bernard Sagrim, was arrested by police on corruption charges.