Ex-SKK Migas Chief Rudi Rubiandini Gets 7 Years Jail for Graft

Indonesia's Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Has Special Business Activities (SKK Migas) former chief Rudi Rubiandini has been sentenced by the country's Anti-Corruption Court to seven years imprisonment and fined $17,300 (IDR 200 million) for accepting bribes from energy companies, local daily Jakarta Globe reported Tuesday.

"The defendant has been found guilty of corruption and money laundering," presiding judge Amin Ismanto told the court.

Rudi, who was in tears when the verdict was made, accepted the verdict and said he would not file an appeal.

Judge Purwono Edi Santosa said Rudi received $159,000 from Kernel Oil's president director Widodo Ratanachaitong. The former SKK Migas chief also accepted $900,000 from Fossus Energy, through Kernel's operational director Simon Gunawan Tanjaya.

In addition, Rudi was found to have pocketed $522,500 in bribes from ammonia manufacturer PT Kaltim Parna Industry's Artha Meris Simbolon.

Rudi will be charged with an additional three months in prison should he fail to pay the fine.


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