Indonesia jails former governor for graft

Burhanuddin Abdullah, a former governor of Bank Indonesia, has been sentenced to five years behind bars for corruption.

Jakarta's anti-corruption court on Tuesday sentenced Abdullah, who was governor until May, to a five-year stretch and ordered him to pay a fine of Rp250m ($23,302) for using central bank funds to bribe officials and hire lawyers to represent central bank officials charged with corruption. The maximum sentence for these offences is 20 years.

The guilty verdict comes at the en