The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) ‘s third sting operation in 2022 ensnared then Regent of Langkat, Terbit Rencana Peranginangin (Golkar). Terbit is the 16th regional head of North Sumatera embroiled in a corruption scandal in less than a decade. But Terbit’s arrest reveals crimes that are more horrific than “mere” corruption. With the help and support of many people, including his own son, Terbit has committed a gross violation of human rights for a long time and has consciously taken many lives. The crimes are being investigated by the police with the help of National Commission on Human Rights, while the investigation into the case of alleged corruption continues. On June 15, 2022, Terbit stands trial as graft defendant. To subscribe please click here