Thursday, June 16, 2011

Judicial watchdog to visit Antasari in prison

The Judicial Commission plans to send investigators to question former Corruption Eradication Commission chief Antasari Azhar regarding his belief that the panel of judges made mistakes during his trial.

“We want to hear and collect evidence from his side, if there is any, about the judges during his trial,” Suparman Marzuki, the commission’s supervisory division chief, said Wednesday as quoted by

The Judicial Commission is in the middle of gathering evidence in response to an allegation by Antasari’s lawyer that the panel of judges took into consideration the wrong evidence during his trial.

The South Jakarta District Court panel found Antasari guilty of murder and he is currently detained at Tangerang Penitentiary.

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