An echelon III customs official is believed to have owned bank accounts with irregular transactions involving tens of billions of rupiah. Police began investigating after the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) had already launched its investigation.
In contrast with his usually modest demeanor, President Joko Widodo touted the success of his administration in building infrastructure projects. While officially launching the Mandalika Special Economic Zone for Tourism in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, on October 20, he said that the project was able to go forward thanks to a breakthrough of his doing. "Mandalika has been incomplete for 29 years due to the matter of securing the needed land," said Jokowi.