Corruption Journal: Tonny Budiono’s Verdict and Edward Soeryadjaya’s Trial

The former Director General of Sea Transportation Antonius Tonny Budiono, who was caught back in August 2017 after receiving a bribe from the Commissioner of PT Adhiguna Keruktama (AGK) Adiputra Kurniawan, was found guilty on May 17, 2018. A day before Tonny’s hearing, the Corruption Court of the Central Jakarta District Court continued the trial of Edward Soeryadjaya, who was named a suspect in the case of alleged corruption related to misplaced investments made by Dana Pensiun Pertamina. The proceedings continued even though the South Jakarta District Court had previously granted Edward’s pre-trial petition and annulled his status as a suspect. 

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