Information on the company’s website also listed the judge as a commissioner.Anwar had decided to step down from serving the court after his appointment, Bambang said.“He has submitted his resignation as an ad hoc corruption judge through then-Central Jakarta District Court chief Yanto,” he told The Jakarta Post on Friday.“Since then, he no longer attended any trial and handed over all ongoing corruption trials to Yanto. He was only at the court to finish the administrative requirements.” Pertamina vice president of corporate communication Fajriyah Usman also told the Post on Friday that Anwar had dropped his judgeship.However, Bambang said that Anwar was still waiting for a decision letter from the Supreme Court regarding his resignation.As of Friday, the Central Jakarta District Court’s website still listed Anwar as an ad hoc judge.Read also: Critics demand stricter conflict-of-interest rules for public officialsSupreme Court spokesperson Andi Samsan Nganro said he had yet to receive notification of Anwar’s resignation from the human resource department, adding that he would look into the matter further.“The President appoints judges, so, of course, bureaucratic procedures for resignations require some time,” he told the Post on Friday.Andi asserted that judges were strictly forbidden from holding positions as commissioners of companies, noting the “potential conflict of interest” and “interfere with judges’ independence”.Judicial Commission head Jaja Ahmad Jayus also told the Post that he would be looking into Anwar’s appointment as commissioner. “The commission is looking into the matter to find out the truth.”The appointment came amid reports issued by the Indonesian Ombudsman, whose investigation found that 397 state officials, including active members of the police and military, sit as commissioners of state-owned enterprises.Read also: Supreme Court acquits former Pertamina president director Karen Agustiawan of graft chargesDuring his career as a judge, Anwar adjudicated several high-profile cases, including the e-ID graft case that implicated former House of Representatives speaker Setya Novanto in 2013. He was also a member of the panel of judges that handled a graft case implicating former Pertamina president director Karen Galaila Agustiawan.Karen was sentenced to eight years’ of imprisonment by the Jakarta Corruption Court on June 10, 2019, after being convicted in a case involving Pertamina’s investment in the Basker Manta Gummy (BMG) Block, Australia, in 2009.During one of the trials, Anwar reportedly expressed a dissenting opinion to the other judges by declaring Karen not guilty. The Supreme Court later acquitted the former president director from all graft charges on March 10 this year.Topics : Anwar, an ad hoc corruption judge at the Jakarta Corruption Court, has been appointed to serve as one of the commissioners for PT Pertamina Patra Niaga, a subsidiary of state-owned oil and gas company Pertamina.Bambang Nurcahyono, spokesperson for the Central Jakarta District Court that supervises the corruption court, said Anwar had been tapped as a commissioner during Pertamina Patra Niaga’s shareholder meeting on June 12.
September 24, 2020
Weekend Area Basketball ScoresBoys ScoresSaturday (11-24)Batesville 70 Jac-Cen-Del 47East Central 54 Jennings County 43Oldenburg 69 South Decatur 36North Decatur 74 Milan 63South Ripley 45 Rising Sun 24Greensburg 81 South Dearborn 40Columbus North 83 Hauser 53Morristown 59 Northeastern 47Delta 57 Connersville 51Clarksville 50 Switz. County 40New Washington 60 Shawe Memorial 46SW-Hanover 69 Austin 61The Freshman Batesville Basketball team played their first game of the season on Saturday against Jac-Cen-Del’s C-Team and lost 37-31. The Bulldogs trailed most of the game, making a comeback in the fourth quarter, but it just wasn’t enough to overcome their early deficit. The Bulldogs were led in scoring by Eli Pierson with 12 points, followed by Thomas Raver with Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Sean Boyce.Girls ScoresSaturday (11-24)Indy Pike 57 East Central 45Milan 42 New Washington 40Greensburg 70 Seymour 48North Decatur 58 Knightstown 40Lawrenceburg 60 South Dearborn 33Waldron 54 Greenfield Christian 40Rushville 56 Jennings County 44Rising Sun 50 Seton Catholic 31Trinity Lutheran 46 SW-Shelby 41Edinburgh 83 Medora 16Friday (11-23)Jac-Cen-Del 51 Batesville 34