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Court extends prison term for ex-BI chief

  • Irawaty Wardany

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, February 10 2009 | 02:39 pm

PREMIUM The Jakarta High Court has extended by six months former Bank Indonesia governor Burhanuddin Abdullah's prison sentence for his role in the misappropriation in 2003 of Rp 100 billion (US$8.55 million) of the central bank's money. "The high court has sentenced Burhanuddin to five-and-a-half years, a heavier sentence due to his prominent status as a former BI governor, a role that should have s...