The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) conducted a sting operation on November 18, 2018 and subsequently named several people as graft suspects including the Regent of Pakpak Bharat one Remigo Yolando Berutu. The KPK has not yet disclosed the identity of the bribee in the case but what we do know is the bribe money was allegedly used to stop the ongoing police investigation on Remigo’s wife. Separately in Jakarta, the KPK held another sting operation in the evening of November 27, 2018, and arrested five individuals in the South Jakarta District Court. By the time we wrote this article, the KPK has not announced the chronology and suspects in the case but the KPK allegedly arrested several judges.

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