Indonesian bought freedom

A man awaiting trial on charges of corruption bribed guards so he could leave jail.

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    Gayus Tambunan was supposed to be in prison over a corruption case involving millions of dollars.

    Instead, cameras caught the detained tax offcial wearing a disguise and attending a tennis match.

    He allegedly paid guards more than $40 000 for 68 trips out of the detention centre where he was being held.

    But justice finally caught up with Tambunan, who has now been sentenced to seven years in prison.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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