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Angelina’s lenient sentence shows antigraft body’s failure

  • Ina Parlina

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, January 12 2013 | 09:22 am

PREMIUM Antigraft activists decried the lenient jail sentence given to Democratic Party lawmaker Angelina Sondakh, saying the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) needs to strengthen cases against defendants and ensure those convicted of graft get the maximum jail sentence.

The activists lamented the failure of the KPK prosecutors to pursuade the judges to hand down a severe punishment to Angeli...