Determined to keep abreast of affairs throughout the country, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyon has installed a 'situation room' at the Presidential Palace. (Antara Photo/Widodo S. Jusuf)

“ … Here is another one. A change in what Human nature will allow for government. "Careful, Kryon, don't talk about politics. You'll get in trouble." I won't get in trouble. I'm going to tell you to watch for leadership that cares about you. "You mean politics is going to change?" It already has. It's beginning. Watch for it. You're going to see a total phase-out of old energy dictatorships eventually. The potential is that you're going to see that before 2013.

They're going to fall over, you know, because the energy of the population will not sustain an old energy leader ..."
"Update on Current Events" – Jul 23, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) - (Subjects: The Humanization of God, Gaia, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Benevolent Design, Financial Institutes (Recession, System to Change ...), Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Nuclear Power Revealed, Geothermal Power, Hydro Power, Drinking Water from Seawater, No need for Oil as Much, Middle East in Peace, Persia/Iran Uprising, Muhammad, Israel, DNA, Two Dictators to fall soon, Africa, China, (Old) Souls, Species to go, Whales to Humans, Global Unity,..... etc.)
(Subjects: Who/What is Kryon ?, Egypt Uprising, Iran/Persia Uprising, Peace in Middle East without Israel actively involved, Muhammad, "Conceptual" Youth Revolution, "Conceptual" Managed Business, Internet, Social Media, News Media, Google, Bankers, Global Unity,..... etc.)
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Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Hartati Murdaya Jailed for 32 Months for Bribery

Jakarta Globe, February 04, 2013


Siti Hartati Murdaya has been found guilty of bribery and sentenced to
two years and eight months in prison. (JG Photo)
           
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The Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court found businesswoman and Democrat Party benefactor Siti Hartati Murdaya Poo guilty of bribery and sentenced her to two years and eight months in prison on Monday.

"The defendant Siti Hartati Murdaya is found guilty of committing corruption," Judge Gusrizal said as he read the verdict on Monday.

Gusrizal said Hartati has been proven guilty of violating Article 5 of the Anti-Corruption Law and Article 55 of the Criminal Code. Hartati was also ordered to pay Rp 150 million.

Hartati was accused of offering Rp 3 billion ($313,000) in kickbacks to Amran Batalipu, the former head of Central Sulawesi’s Buol district.

Hartati initially claimed the money was a donation, but later said she was extorted by Amran.

The panel of judges said Hartati gave orders to her subordinates, Yani Anshori and Gondo Sudjono, to give the Buol district head Rp 3 billion in exchange for land concessions for her oil palm plantation companies, Hardaya Inti Plantation and Cipta Cakra Murdaya.

Another judge, Made Hendra, said that on July 11, 2012, Hartati met with Amran at the lobby of the Grand Hyatt hotel to ask for his help in dealing with protesting employees. Hartati was also said to have asked Amran to give a recommendation to issue a land use deed, for which she agreed to pay Rp 3 billion.

Hartati told the court that she would need some time to consider whether or not she would file an appeal. It was not yet known whether prosecutors would appeal the sentence, which is shorter than the five years in jail and Rp 200 million fine they had recommended.

Prosecutors alleged that Hartati was not forthcoming about her role in the bribery case during the trail. They also criticized her for mobilizing a mob of protestors to rally outside the trial. But judges, during the sentencing, played up Hartati's efforts to develop the local economy in Buol. 

After the sentence was delivered, Hartati asked to be allowed to continue undergoing medical treatment at Medistra hospital for her illness. Last year, she failed to meet a KPK summons after suffering a seizure.

The KPK has also named Amran, Gondo and Hardaya Inti Plantation general manager Yani Anshori as suspects in the case. Prosecutors are seeking a 12-year prison sentence for Amran.

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