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Corruption Journal

The former Director General of Sea Transportation Antonius Tonny Budiono, who was caught back in August 2017 after receiving a bribe from the Commissioner of PT Adhiguna Keruktama (AGK) Adiputra Kurniawan, listened to the prosecutor’s demands on April 19, 2018. Lucky for him, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) decided to accept his proposal to be a Justice Collaborator. In a separate case case, Irman and Sugiharto, the two first convicts in the E-KTP graft case, must accept a more severe sentencing after the KPK’s cassation backfired.  

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Novanto’s Trial

The Corruption Court of the Central Jakarta District Court held the latest hearing on the trial of E-KTP graft suspect Setya Novanto on December 20, 2017. Setya Novanto and his legal counsels read their answer to the indictment the prosecutors of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) had prepared. Setya Novanto and the legal counsels questioned the difference in the number of parties that supposedly benefited from the project and they asked the Panel of Judges to stop the proceedings and to rehabilitate Setya Novanto’s name.

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Law Journal: Objections from Poultry Players and the E-KTP Graft Case Appeal

On November 29, 2017 the West Jakarta District Court granted the objections filed by the chicken breeding companies that the Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU) punish for cartel-like practices. This is one of the three recorded objections filed against the decision. Separately, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) must face a new obstacle in investigating graft in the procurement of the electronic identity card (E-KTP graft case). The KPK’s appeal against the verdict for Irman and Sugiharto (the first two convicts in the case) backfired. The Panel of Appeals revoked the Justice Collaborator status that the KPK gave to Irman and Sugiharto.

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E-KTP Graft Case: New Suspect

Last week, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) examined Muhammad Nazaruddin, graft convict and the former Treasurer of the Democratic Party for three consecutive days. Nazaruddin, who’s also a suspect in a money laundering case, was examined in connection with his involvement in the abuse of the procurement of electronic identity card (e-KTP). Nazaruddin repeated every testimony he’s given before to the investigators for the past two years in hope that the KPK would finally ensnared the responsible parties, including the former Minister of Home Affairs under Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s administration Gamawan Fauzi. But instead of examining the names Nazaruddin mentioned, the KPK named a new suspect in the case.

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