Three years ago the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) conducted a Sting Operation in West Bandung. Six were arrested, and three were later named suspects, including then Regent of West Bandung one Abubakar (PDIP). Abubakar was declared guilty. After months of speculation, on April 1, 2021, the KPK named the current Regent of West Bandung Aa Umbara Sutisna (NasDem) a suspect for allegedly receiving bribes in the procurement of disaster emergency response goods or social assistance related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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