Towards midnight of Dec. 4, 2020, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) conducted a Sting Operation in Jakarta. Six were arrested. At the time, news spread that the KPK had arrested an official of the Ministry of Social Affairs. The KPK confirmed the news at midday on Dec. 5, 2020. It later revealed that it had arrested the Minister of Social Affairs Juliari Batubara. The KPK announced the case before midnight. Minister Juliari was named a bribe recipient, even though he was not immediately arrested in the Sting Operation.
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