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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Sukamiskin's Corruptors to Be Transferred

Justice and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly has confirmed the decision to transfer corruption inmates at Sukamiskin Penitentiary to other prisons. The move came after Tempo's investigative report exposed inmates who abused day passes granted for medical treatment to enjoy leisure outside prison.

Anggoro Widjojo, convicted of graft in the forestry department's communication system procurement case, was the first to be transferred to Gunung Sindur Prison in Bogor,…

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Plundering Parliamentarians

I swear to God, swear to God," said Setya Novanto when he was asked if it was true there was Rp150 billion for the Golkar Party's coffers from money embezzled out of the e-KTP (electronic ID cards) in 2011. Without denying or confirming it, he held up his index and middle fingers to form a 'victory' sign.

Setya Novanto demonstrated this oath to Tempo editors when he visited this magazine's office on Wednesday last week, a day before the prosecution read the criminal charges filed in the massive corruption case surrounding the e-KTP project at the Jakarta Corruption Court.