In an investigation into a bribery case related to projects of Buton Selatan Regency Government, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) today (24/5) arrested two suspects, AFH (Buton Selatan Regent for 2017-2020) and TK (private sector).
Both of them are detained for 20 days at East Jakarta Class I Detention Center KPK Branch (AFH) and East Jakarta Class I Detention Center KPK Branch inside Jaya Guntur Military Police compound.
KPK has previously named the two as suspects. After a 24-hour examination and case hearing, KPK concluded there was alleged corruption in the form of receiving gratuity by the Regent in relation to government projects under his authority.
AFH is charged with Article 12 (a) or (b) or Article 11 of Law No. 31/1999 on Corruption Crime Eradication as amended by Law No. 20/2001 juncto Article 55 (1)1 of the Criminal Code. Meanwhile, TK as alleged briber violates Article 5 (1)a or b or Article 13 of Law No. 31/1999 on Corruption Crime Eradication as amended by Law No. 20/2001.
KPK arrested a total of 11 people on Wednesday (23/5) in Buton Selatan. At 4.40 p.m., KPK team nabbed TK at his house, followed by AFH, NSR, A and E at Buton Selatan official resident all the way through 9 p.m. F was caught at TK’s hosue, while J at S’s residence and T at his own house. The team also confiscated Rp409 million from S and J in the operation.
The 11 people were interrogated at Bau Bau Resort Police, and seven of them arrived today (24/5) at KPK Building for further examination.
For more information, please contact:
The Corruption Eradication Commission
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(021) 2557-8300 | 0813 1485 9183
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