Nearly seven years ago, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) uncovered a case of bribery involving the former chairman of the Constitutional Court Akil Mochtar. No one thought that the case would be the gateway to a bigger case of corruption, which later ensnared dozens of regional leaders and even their wives. We have only just realized that the investigation of this case is still ongoing. Earlier this week, the Corruption Court of the Central Jakarta District Court heard the demands of the Prosecutor for Muhtar Ependy, Akil’s right-hand man, who had been convicted in a different case.

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