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Jakarta Post

Dismissed judge’s colleagues to face questioning

  • Bagus BT Saragih

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, December 13 2012   /  11:35 am

The Judicial Commission (KY) has said it will question Supreme Court justices Imron Anwari and Nyak Pha, the two judges who sat on the panel with Ahmad Yamani, the disgraced judge who was fired for commuting the sentence of a drug czar.

The commission has also indicated that the judge’s decision to commute the sentence might have been influenced by bribery.

“The KY has scheduled separate questioning sessions for Imron and Nyak Pha following the dishonorable dismissal of Yamani by the Judges’ Ethics Council on Tuesday,” KY deputy chairman Imam Anshori Saleh said here on Wednesday.

“Besides, we have also received numerous reports from the public about other alleged wrongdoings by the justices,” Imam added.

Imron, as the presiding justice, along with Yamani and Nyak Pha as members of the panel of justices, issued a controversial ruling in October, co...