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Court election plagued with money politics

  • Ina Parlina

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, February 7 2012 | 10:28 am
Court election plagued with money politics

PREMIUM Long considered as a bastion in the country’s judicial system, the Supreme Court (MA) these days is plagued with money politics ahead of the selection of its chief justice, which is set for Wednesday.

Rumors about vote-buying practices have circulated as 54 justices prepare to elect a new chief justice to replace Harifin A. Tumpa, who will retire in March. Some media sources have even est...