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. Earlier this year, after months of speculation, on April 1, 2021, the KPK named the 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. Sutisna denied the accusation to this day, stating that the case is politically motivated.
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