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Jakarta Post

Bandung judge arrested for taking bribe

  • Arya Dipa and Ina Parlina

    The Jakarta Post

Bandung   /   Sat, March 23 2013   /  10:02 am
Setyabudi Tejocahyono: (JP/Jerry Adiguna)(JP/Jerry Adiguna)

Setyabudi Tejocahyono: (JP/Jerry Adiguna)Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators have arrested Setyabudi Tejocahyono, a Bandung District Court judge, for allegedly accepting Rp 150 million (US$15,395) in bribes.

KPK spokesman Johan Budi said that Setyabudi, who is the deputy chairman of the court, was apprehended at his office in Bandung, West Java, with an individual identified as A — an employee from a private company — at around 2:15 p.m.

Johan said the investigators had been watching A before the man entered Setyabudi’s office.

“We followed A, who traveled to the court by car, for one hour before the arrest. A was later seen walking around the courtyard before heading to SET’s [Setyabudi] office,” Johan said.

KPK investigators apprehended A immediately after the man left Setyabudi’s office.

“In his office, we confisc...