Corruption Eradication Commission
(KPK) spokesman Johan Budi SP announced on Friday that a team of KPK
investigators apprehended a Bandung District Court judge and another person on bribery
Johan identified the judge as
Setyabudi Tejocahyono and said he was arrested at his office with a person
identified only as A.
The investigators also confiscated a sum of money, which had yet to be counted.
“We will give the details later in
the evening,” Johan said.
There has been growing suspicion of
bribery in one of the cases currently being heard by the court.
“This is the fruit of cooperation
between the KPK and the Supreme Court to eradicate corrupt judges,” Johan
Bandung District Court spokesman
Djoko Indriarto confirmed the arrest but refused to give details.
A court staff member said Setyabudi
was arrested in his chambers when other judges and court staff were attending
Friday prayers. (ogi/dic)