KPK: Supreme Court justice receives Rp800M bribe

Firli Bahuri
Supreme Court justice receives Rp800M bribe. (Source: Youtube KPK)

Jakarta, IO – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has officially named Supreme Court (MA) justice Sudrajad Dimyati (SD) as a suspect in the alleged bribery case related to the handling of cases at the apex court. KPK said SD received Rp800 million in cash through an intermediary named Elly Tri Pangestu (ETP), a deputy registrar at the court.

The total bribe money is S$202,000 (Rp2.2 billion). The bribe givers are lawyers named Yosep Parera (YP) and Eko Suparno (ES) who handed over the money to Desy Yustria (DY), a civil servant working with the court.

DY then distributed the money and took Rp250 million for himself. Rp850 million was given to a court clerk identified as MH, while ETP received Rp100 million.

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Firli explained that the KPK team swooped on the suspects, DY was caught red-handed handing over S$205,000 in cash, in addition to Rp50 million from Albasri (AB), another civil servant working with the court. KPK suspects that the bribe was given to gain favour in a case being litigated in MA. (un)