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Jakarta Post

Harley biker gets court warning for assaulting police officer

  • Yuli Tri Suwarni

    The Jakarta Post

Bandung   /   Thu, July 1 2010   /  09:42 am

Bandung District Court on Wednesday granted a provisional release to a Harley Davidson rider on trial for allegedly abusing a police officer. The good behavior bond handed down to Jodi Jay Kusuma stipulated that should Jodi commit another offence during the next 12 months, he would be ordered to serve at least seven months in prison. The verdict apparently disappointed dozens of police officers present at the trial who booed when it was announced.Presiding judge Nurhakim said Jodi was found guilty of violating the Criminal Code by conducting violent act and threatening an officer on duty.Nurhakim said the defendant had demonstrated he regretted the offence, as Jodi had apologized personally to Dasep.He added that the verdict was intended to help correct the defendant’s attitude toward the law.The prosecutor and defendant’s lawyer said they would need time to respond to the verdict.Ac...