The graft convict and former chairman of Indonesia’s Bank Restructuring Agency (BPPN) Syafruddin Arsyad “Syaf” Temenggung was found guilty of corruption on the disbursement of Bank Indonesia Liquidity Assistance (BLBI) to Bank Dagang Nasional Indonesia (BDNI). The Supreme Court later surprised the nation by releasing Syaf from all charges. The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) filed a Reconsideration (PK) petition, but the attempt failed. Since then, we have been questioning the continuation of the investigation, especially knowing that there are two suspects left to be prosecuted in the case, i.e., Sjamsul Nursalim and his wife Itjih Nursalim. Although the KPK was determined to take the pair to prosecution, we doubted that it would happen. As expected, the KPK announced the termination of the inquisition into the case last week.
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