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Akil Mochtar reelected
as Constitutional Court
chief justice

Constitutional Court justice Akil Mochtar was reelected unanimously as the court chief justice for the 2013-2016 term, following five months as acting chief replacing Mahfud MD, in an internal selection process on Monday.

Akil, a former Golkar Party politician, said his chairmanship was supported by all eight judges, Harjono, Maria Farida Indarti, Muhammad Alim, Ahmad Fadlil Sumadi, Hamdan Zoelva, Anwar Usman, Arief Hidayat, and Patrialis Akbar, Kompas.com reported.

The newly elected chief justice will be sworn in at a plenary meeting held on Wednesday morning. (dic)

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