Sabirin verdict - Bank Indonesia suspect foul play

FEATURE - Sjahril Sabirin, the governor of Bank Indonesia, has been accused of corrupt practices; Bank Indonesia is suggesting that the courts are guilty of the same crime. The bank alleges that underhand methods are being used to ensure its governor's downfall.

A spokesman at the bank has said that, according to the bank's sources, the decision to sentence its governor is connected with the detainment last week of Akbar Tanjung, the House Speaker. Tanjung is also the chairman of the Golkar

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