Law Journal

Last month, various national media outlets reported that the Jakarta Metropolitan police was investigating allegations of fraud committed by two politicians of two different political parties. Last week, the North Sumatera police announced that they had named Bonaran Situmeang a suspect in a similar case. The victims are civil servant candidates of the Central Tapanuli regency. At the same time, the police also named Bonaran’s former vice regent one Syukran Tanjung a suspect of fraud on another issue. The Corruption Eradication Commission, meanwhile, announced that they had named a new suspect in the Kebumen regency graft case. The suspect is a company owned by the former Regent, who is also a suspect in the case. The company is the first corporate suspect of a money laundering.

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