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