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Arrest of judge another blow to Supreme Court’s reputation

  • Bagus BT Saragih

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, October 18 2012 | 10:04 am

Law and Human Rights Minister Amir Syamsudin downplayed on Wednesday the recent arrest of a judge by the National Narcotics Agency (BNN) for having a “drug party” at a Jakarta night club.

“The judge is just like other ordinary people. We can understand that the judiciary institution also has some officials using drugs. We need a culprit sometimes,” Amir, a former lawyer, told the pr...

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