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KPK resumes battle against judicial mafia in courts

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, July 2 2016   /  09:03 am

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is continuing to combat graft in crucial government bodies after recently arresting Muhammad Santoso, a clerk of the Central Jakarta Court, for allegedly receiving a bribe in a civil case involving two natural resources companies.

The civil case was between two companies specializing in natural resources, PT Kapuas Tunggal Persada as the defendant and PT Mitra Maju Sukses as the plaintiff.

The court’s verdict was in favor of PT Kapuas Tunggal Persada.

Apart from Santoso, KPK has also named two other suspects, Raoul Adhitya Wiranatakusumah, who served as a legal representative of PT Kapuas Tunggal Persada, and Ahmad Yani, a staff member of a legal consultant firm assisting the defendant’s side.

Santoso was caught red-handed in Matraman, Central Jakarta, on an ojek (motorcycle taxi) after allegedly receiving env...