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Jakarta Post

Susno charged as ringleader in graft cases

  • Dicky Christanto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, September 30 2010   /  10:05 am

Former National Police chief detective Comr. Gen. Susno Duadji has been charged with orchestrating graft and receiving bribes while in office and now faces a maximum penalty of  life in prison. Getting hot: Former National Police chief detective Comr. Gen. Susno Duadji wipes his brow while hearing the indictment read out by prosecutors during his graft trial at the South Jakarta District Court on Wednesday. JP/Wendra AjistyatamaAt his trial on Wednesday, prosecutors accused Susno of violating the anticorruption law, the Criminal Code on receiving bribes and a National Police chief memo, also on law enforcers receiving bribes. If proven guilty of all charges, Susno could be handed a life sentence under the corruption law. “The prosecution has managed to gather convincing evidence that shows Susno abused his position as a civil servant for gratifications,” prosecutor Arbagtyo Roha...