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Indonesian anti-graft agency fails in final legal bid to keep ex-bank bailout chief in jail

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 04 Aug 2020 04:47
  • 04 Aug 2020 04:47
The Indonesian anticorruption agency has failed in its attempt to use an extraordinary legal measure to keep the former chairman of the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency, Syafruddin Arsyad Temenggung, behind bars, after the Supreme Court rejected its request for a judicial review of last year’s controversial decision to release him.


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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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