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Island focus: 20 years sought for prison warden

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, December 6 2018   /  01:38 am
Under pressure: Former Sukamiskin Penitentiary warden Wahid Husen, who has been accused of accepting bribes from inmates, listens on Wednesday to prosecutors’ sentence demands during a hearing at the Bandung Corruption Court in West Java.(JP/Arya Dipa)(JP/Arya Dipa)

Under pressure: Former Sukamiskin Penitentiary warden Wahid Husen, who has been accused of accepting bribes from inmates, listens on Wednesday to prosecutors’ sentence demands during a hearing at the Bandung Corruption Court in West Java.(JP/Arya Dipa)Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) prosecutors indicted on Wednesday Sukamiskin Penitentiary warden Wahid Husen in Bandung, West Java, for allegedly taking bribes from graft convicts.

The prosecutors charged Wahid with multiple corruption crimes and demanded 20 years for the defendant.

Wahid allegedly accepted two luxury cars and Rp 39.5 million (US$2,742.49) in cash from two inmates, Fahmi Darmawansyah and Andri Rahmat, in exchange for special facilities they allegedly received at the Bandung prison.

Prosecutor Trimulyono Hendardi revealed that Wahid also accepted other luxurious items, including a clutch bag a...