10:26 am April 12, 2014 | 1 Comment
Disgraced former Constitutional Court chief justice Akil Mochtar, who is currently standing trial on charges of bribery and money-laundering, has threatened to reveal “dirty secrets” about his former superior Mahfud MD after becoming upset by the latter’s statements.
1:28 pm April 4, 2014 | 7 Comments
Jakarta. Former Constitutional Court chief justice Akil Mochtar, a man who reportedly stashed more than Rp 100 billion ($8.8 million) in the walls of his karaoke room, has trouble keeping his phone credit topped up.
4:23 pm April 1, 2014 | 4 Comments
Police have arrested dozens of people in East Nusa Tenggara for allegedly setting fire to a regional election office linked to a disputed district election involving former Constitutional Court chief justice Akil Mochtar.
12:11 pm March 7, 2014 | 10 Comments
When Gunung Mas district head Hambit Bintih's election victory was contested before the Constitutional Court there seemed to be few options, either pay former chief justice Akil Mochtar Rp 3 billion ($264,000) in bribes or lose the case, he told the Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court.
5:14 pm March 6, 2014 | 3 Comments
Allegations of a wider election rigging scandal involving Tubagus Chaeri Wardana broke in court on Thursday as prosecutor's read charges than could carry up to 15 years in prison for the brother of detained Baten Governor Ratu Atut Chosiyah.
3:55 pm February 27, 2014 | 15 Comments
Prosecutors have demanded seven-and-a-half years in prison for Golkar Party lawmaker Chairun Nisa for allegedly acting as a broker in the bribery case implicating former Constitutional Court chief Akil Mochtar.
3:40 pm February 26, 2014 | No Comment
Constitutional Court justices Maria Farida Indrati and Anwar Usman were questioned by the Corruption Eradication Commission on Feb. 25 in connection with the election-dispute bribery cases for which former court chief justice Akil Mochtar has been charged, BeritaSatu World reports.
10:53 am February 22, 2014 | 3 Comments
Former Constitutional Court chief justice Akil Mochtar, indicted on Thursday on corruption and money-laundering charges, has accused his predecessor, Mahfud M.D., of involvement in at least one of the crooked verdicts attributed to himself.