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Jakarta Post

Prosecutor in Djoko Tjandra faces 4-year sentence

  • The Jakarta Post


Jakarta   /   Wed, January 13 2021   /  01:00 am
Pinangki Sirna Malasari has a conversation after a hearing in the Jakarta Corruption Court on Sept. 23. Prosecutor Pinangki is accused of accepting bribes amounting to US$500,000 from graft convict Djoko Soegiarto Tjandra for conspiring to secure an acquittal for him from the Supreme Court. JP/Dhoni Setiawan(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is seeking a four-year prison sentence and a fine of Rp 500 million (US$35,254) for suspended prosecutor Pinangki Sirna Malasari for her alleged acceptance of bribes from graft convict Djoko Tjandra. Prosecutor Yanuar Utomo told the courtroom that it had been proven that Pinangki had accepted bribes, laundered money and conspired to influence the Supreme Court to acquit Djoko. “We demand that the panel of judges declare the defendant guilty, as proven during the trial,” Yanuar said during a hearing at the Central Jakarta District Court on Monday, as quoted by He added that Pinangki, who had worked as a law enforcement officer, had gone against the government’s efforts to eradicate corruption, collusion and nepotism. Prosecutors accused Pinangki of accepting bribes amounting to US$500,000 from Djoko in exc...