Tommy Hindratno, a former tax official in Sidoarjo, East Java, has been found guilty by the Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court of engaging in tax refund fraud. Mr Hindratno received Rp 280 million ($28,840) in bribes from Bhakti Investama, an investment firm, via his father, in return for a Rp 3.4 billion tax restitution.

Mr Hindratno was sentenced to three and a half years in jail, to be increased by an additional three months unless he pays a fine of Rp 100 million ($10,300). James Gunarjo, the individual responsible for paying the bribes, was also given a three and a half year sentence.