On October 2, 2017, several national media outlets reported that the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) had conducted a Sting Operation in North Konawe, Southeast Sulawesi. The KPK said that their investigators were on a field duty. In the evening of October 3, 2017, the KPK announced that they had named the former Regent of North Konawe Aswad Sulaiman a suspect on two cases of alleged corruption related to mining licenses in the regency. The case reminds us of a similar case that ensnared the now disgraced Governor of Southeast Sulawesi Nur Alam. To subscribe please click here