Graft convict Gayus Halomoan
Tambunan officially appealed a recent court verdict on Monday that sentenced
him to seven years in jail for bribery.
“We have just registered his appeal
at the South Jakarta District Court,” Gayus’ new lawyer, Junder Tambunan, said
as quoted by kompas.com.
Gayus will no longer seek the
services of lawyer Adnan Buyung Nasution, who defended him in the district
Junder said Gayus was not satisfied
with the verdict.
Prosecutors have already filed an
appeal of the verdict, which was much lighter than their demand for a 20 years