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Ex-Garuda chief given 8-year prison term for corruption, reports say

Indonesian court find Emirsyah Satar guilty of taking kickbacks

Emirsyah Satar, right, seen talking with AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes during a meeting of the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Jakarta.    © Reuters

JAKARTA -- The former president director of Garuda Indonesia, Emirsyah Satar was found guilty of corruption while at the majority state-owned carrier and sentenced to eight years in prison, the country's corruption court ruled on Friday, according to local media Tempo.

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