Central Banking

Jakarta court to decide Feb 1 on cbank head's case

Indonesia's Central Jakarta Court said on Jan. 24, 2001, it would decide next week whether to continue the corruption trial of central bank governor Syahril Sabirin. Sabirin has labelled absurd the accusations which link him to a long-running scandal over huge fees paid to a politically well-connected bank to collect loans for a major local bank.

"The court will decide next week on Feb. 1 whether to proceed with the case or not," central Jakarta court chief judge Subardi said. The furore first