Jakarta: Supreme Court (MA) on Thursday suspended two South Jakarta District Court judges who were recently caught by Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators.
Iswahyu Widodo and Irwan were nabbed during a sting operation on Tuesday. They were named as bribery suspects a day later.
"MA has decided to suspend the two South Jakarta District Court Judges," MA spokesperson Suhadi said.
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"MA will be strict against corrupt officials," the MA official added.
The two judges allegedly received SGD47,000 from a businessman named Martin P Silitonga and his lawyer. They received the bribe money through an East Jakarta District Court clerk named Muhammad Ramadhan.