Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Order in the Court
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Order in the Court

Imprisoned Pluralistic Icon Anand Krishna Files Arrest Complaint with Administrative Courts


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Anand Krishna, Achmad Yamanie, Albertina Ho, Cipinang Prison, Prashant Gangtani, Otto Hasibuan, Pluralist
Click Image to Enlarge

(3/28/2013)

Imprisoned Indonesian pluralist icon Anand Krishna has formally filed his legal objections against the State Prosecutor’s office for the manner of his February arrest and imprisonment.

As reported by Beritabali.com, Krishna’s attorneys have registered a complaint the South Jakarta Administrative court naming the South Jakarta Prosecutor’s office as defendant.

Otto Hasibuan, Anand Krishna's attorney, told the press that the incarceration of his client was illegal because the basis of the arrest used by prosecutors in Bali was invalid under the law. Hasibuan explained that the arrest warrant did not meet paragraph 197 of the Criminal Code (KUHP).

“We have repeatedly advised the prosecutors that the basis of the arrest was invalid under the law, nonetheless the prosecutors persisted in making a forceful arrest that was not sanctioned under the law. Mr. Anand as a law-abiding Indonesian citizen submitted to the arrest, although under protest. We have registered a challenge to his illegal arrest with the court,” explained Hasibuan.

The family of Anand Krishna enunciated similar sentiments. Prashant Gangtani, Anand Krishna's Son, said: “This is an abuse of power or the misuse or the misuse of the authority of the South Jakarta Prosecutor’s office. The execution of an order that is illegal under the law is the same as breaking the law. As an agency of the State (the Prosecutors) should provide a positive example and not commit acts against the law.”

On November 9, 2012, the National Committee for Human Rights (Komnas HAM) issued a recommendation stating the decision of the Supreme Court sentencing Krishna to prison was legally defective with indications that the human rights of Anand Krishna had been violated,

As reported earlier by Balidiscovery.com, Anand Krishna was forcibly arrested in Bali on February 16, 2013 and immediately transferred to Jakarta where he was placed in Cipinang Prison.

The imprisonment of Krishna was based on a decision of the Supreme Court in a decision presided over by disgraced Chief Justice Achmad Yamanie who was dishonorably dismissed from the bench in late 2012.

The controversial decision of Justice Yamanie reversed an unconditional acquittal issued by well-respected justice Albertina Ho on November 22, 2011 while she sat on the South Jakarta Court.

Related Articles

[In Defense of Human Rights]

[The Coming Showdown]

[A Struggle for Justice]

[The Strange Case of Anand Krishna]
 


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
An Exercise in Good Taste
Flavour of Bali Book Launched at Cocktail Held at Trans Resort Bali
(5/30/2016)
Major Anti-Narcotics Arrest
Bali Authorities Arrest Two Chinese Suspected on Participating in the Smuggling of 70 kilograms of Methamphetamines via Jakarta
(5/30/2016)
The Cost of Quantity Before Quality
Bank Indonesia Report Says Huge Chinese Travel Market Brings Minimum Benefits to National Economy
(5/30/2016)
Stop Human Trafficking
Group of Women from West Sumba with Fake IDs Netted by Bali Airport Security
(5/29/2016)
He Thought he Could Fly
Rowdy Australian Man May Face 2 Year in Bali Prison for Behaving Badly on AirAsia Flight from Sydney
(5/29/2016)
Bali Temples as Repositories of History
Expert Urges Care and Caution in the Care and Restoration of Bali’s Hindu Temples
(5/29/2016)
Anything But Therapeutic
13-Year-Old Australian Boy Claims Sexual Molestation at Kuta, Bali Spa
(5/30/2016)
The Road to Bali
BALINALE – Bali International Film Festival Hosting Career Day for Aspiring Film Makers in Bali June 1-2, 2016
(5/30/2016)
A Dose of Leniency for Two Airlines
Transportation Ministry Dilutes Punishments Given to Lion Air and AirAsia for Poor Airport Ground Handling
(5/30/2016)
Hand Off Our Kids!
President Joko Widodo Decrees New Punishments Including Castration and Electronic Monitoring for those Convicted of Sexual Misconduct with Children
(5/30/2016)
April Arrivals to Bali Up 21.3%
Bali by the Numbers: Foreign Tourist Arrivals January-April 2016 Up 16.77%. Will Bali End 2016 with 4.6 Million Visitors?
(5/30/2016)
A Dozen Years in a Bali Jail
Bulgarian Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for ATM Fraud Scheme in Bali
(5/30/2016)
All [News]!