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  • A Pink Vest for Karen
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    A Pink Vest for Karen

    Six weeks since she became a suspect, former Pertamina CEO Karen Agustiawan is now detained over suspected corruption in the company’s investment in an oil block in Australia. The Attorney General’s Office believes that the acquisition did not receive the board of commissioners’ approval. There are reports circulating that some are attempting to extort Karen.

  • The Riau-1 Trio
    Law

    The Riau-1 Trio

    A bribe suspect in the Riau-1 PLTU case said PLN CEO Sofyan Basir was meant to receive a fee. Pertamina CEO Nicke Widyawati is now implicated.

  • Crunch Time for District 28
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    Crunch Time for District 28

    There is suspicion that residential apartment towers in Meikarta were built before building permits were issued. Meikarta’s marketing may have been in violation of the law.

  • Anxious Buyers
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    Anxious Buyers

    DOZENS sat on rows of sofas facing the station where buyers select apartment units at the Meikarta Marketing Gallery in Cikarang, Bekasi Regency, last Thursday.

  • Challenging Expert Witnesses
    Law

    Challenging Expert Witnesses

    A court rescinded a lawsuit filed against an expert witness in forest fire arson case.

  • Traces of Blood in Kampung Rawa
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    Traces of Blood in Kampung Rawa

    An entire family in Bekasi was murdered. A relative is suspected to have been the killer, committing the crime out of revenge.

  • Holding On To Traditions
    Outreach

    Holding On To Traditions

    Harmony with nature is the philosophy of the people living in the customary village of Boti in South Central Timor.

  • A “Fruit Basket” Bribe
    Law

    A “Fruit Basket” Bribe

    Coal magnate Samin Tan is accused of giving a Rp5 billion bribe to Golkar politician Eni Maulani Saragih.

  • A Former Prosecutor in Lockup
    Law

    A Former Prosecutor in Lockup

    The Attorney General’s Office detains former prosecutor Chuck Suryosumpeno on the charge of misusing assets from a convict of Bank Indonesia Liquidity

  • Judges Attempt to Smash Tennis Fees
    Law

    Judges Attempt to Smash Tennis Fees

    Some regional judges are complaining about salary deductions from the central authority.

  • Hypnotized by  the Miracle Coin
    Law

    Hypnotized by the Miracle Coin

    Thousands are gypped into investing in bitcoin with losses amounting to trillions of rupiah. Most of the perpetrators are Malaysian citizens.

  • Giving Strength to Victims of Violence
    Outreach

    Giving Strength to Victims of Violence

    Wendelina Olin has never ceases to help and defend women and children subjected to violence in North Timor Tengah.

  • Never Again Another Nuril
    Law

    Never Again Another Nuril

    The Government and the House of Representatives are accused of being lackadaisical in their deliberations of the Bill to Eliminate Sexual Violence.

  • Few Leads on Terrors to KPK Leaders
    Law

    Few Leads on Terrors to KPK Leaders

    The homes of Corruption Eradication Commission leaders, Agus Rahardjo and Laode Muhammad Syarif, were terrorized. Witnesses and CCTV footage have not provided any leads regarding the perpetrators.

  • The Contraband Gateways
    Law

    The Contraband Gateways

    The coastal areas along Batam as far as South Sumatra are prone to become smuggling entry gates. The quantities of contraband can be hundreds of containers.

  • Cut-Rate Import Tariffs at Tanjung Emas
    Law

    Cut-Rate Import Tariffs at Tanjung Emas

    The interception of garments being imported at a port in Semarang exposed a suspected practice of low import tax payments. It began with a report from another importer.

  • Because Vanessa is Not a Procurer
    Law

    Because Vanessa is Not a Procurer

    The police named Vanessa Angel as suspect in the case of violation of the Electronic Information and Transaction Law, regarding online prostitution. Her lawyer said that the charges against her is being overstretched.

  • Criminalized
    Law

    Criminalized

    The police arrested activist Robertus Robet for making a speech against the return of military involvement in the government. The military itself was not offended by his words.

  • A Religious Ministry Period of Ignorance
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    A Religious Ministry Period of Ignorance

    The practice of position transactions at the religious affairs ministry has purportedly been going on for a long time. Figures from the United Development Party are suspected of being involved.

  • The Minister Should Have Known
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    The Minister Should Have Known

    ALTHOUGH it has been two years since Mochammad Jasin retired from the religious affairs ministry, he still receives ample information from his former staffers regarding countering corruption there.

  • Merely Forwarding Aspirations
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    Merely Forwarding Aspirations

    A number of candidates for heads of regional religious affairs offices claim to have been requested billions of rupiah in order to be selected. The selection process for state religious university rectors also fall under the spotlight.

  • A Masked ATM Skimmer
    Law

    A Masked ATM Skimmer

    A young businessman who graduated abroad used ATM skimming to drain the savings of a private bank customer. He is said to be a distant relative of Prabowo Subianto.

  • Bribes for Vote Buying
    Law

    Bribes for Vote Buying

    The Corruption Eradication Commission arrested a member of the House of Representatives, Bowo Sidik Pangarso, in an Rp8-billion bribery case involving shipping fertilizer material and other projects. It is suspected those funds were to finance his re-election campaign as a legislator from the Golkar Party.

  • Bribery to Lobby Energy Ministry
    Law

    Bribery to Lobby Energy Ministry

    Chair of the Golkar faction in the DPR, Melchias Marcus Mekeng, allegedly ordered Eni Saragih to assist coal businessman Samin Tan in lobbying the ministry of energy. Minister Ignasius Jonan’s name is dragged into the fray.

  • Golkar’s Graft
    Law

    Golkar’s Graft

    Bribery suspect Bowo Sidik Pangarso implicates a Golkar Party colleague, Nusron Wahid. The bribe is allegedly sourced from a minister and a CEO of a state-owned enterprise.

  • Singapore Dollars from the Minister’s courier
    Law

    Singapore Dollars from the Minister’s courier

    Bribery suspect Bowo Sidik Pangarso admitted to accepting money from Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita. The money was likely meant to secure sugar trade policies in parliament.

  • Conflict on the Ninth Floor
    Law

    Conflict on the Ninth Floor

    Members of the police seconded to the KPK objected the appointment of the institution’s internal investigators. The conflict involved former police investigators in the anti-corruption commission.

  • Evidence of Intervention by Minister Lukman
    Law

    Evidence of Intervention by Minister Lukman

    The KPK has strong evidence of the involvement of Minister of Religious Affairs Lukman Hakim Saifuddin in a bribery case implicating former PPP General Chairman Muhammad Romahurmuziy. There is proof of receipt of funds and a meeting with the suspect.

  • Patrol Boats Rigged Auctions
    Law

    Patrol Boats Rigged Auctions

    The Corruption Eradication Commission named three suspects in a corruption allegation during the procurement of 16 patrol boats in the Directorate-General of Customs. The antigraft agency is targeting officials of the institution.

  • Sjamsul’s Long Road to Court
    Law

    Sjamsul’s Long Road to Court

    The KPK named Sjamsul Nursalim and his wife suspects in a case involving the issuance of release and discharge letter of BLBI bailout funds. They will likely stand trial in absentia.

  • The Tire King’s Trillions
    Law

    The Tire King’s Trillions

    A KPK team has begun tracking down Sjamsul Nursalim’s assets as collateral to compensate state losses. His wealth is currently estimated to be over Rp10 trillion.

  • Minister’s Commission Via Personal Assistant
    Law

    Minister’s Commission Via Personal Assistant

    Investigation into a bribery case over grant funds for the KONI begun to target Minister of Youth and Sports Imam Nahrawi. There is evidence of a flow of over ten billion rupiah.

  • Clean Water Project Audits for Sale
    Law

    Clean Water Project Audits for Sale

    The anti-graft commission suspects the involvement of Rizal Djalil, member of the Audit Board, in a corruption case related to clean water projects. They suspect he demanded a piece of the project and commissions for fiddling with audit results.

  • Taliban in the KPK Leadership selection
    Law

    Taliban in the KPK Leadership selection

    The Corruption Eradication Commission Leadership Candidates Selection Committee is working with the National Counterterrorism Agency to examine the backgrounds of candidates. Rumors of radicalism in the KPK are being investigated.

  • Bitter Corruption Pill for the Prosecutor
    Law

    Bitter Corruption Pill for the Prosecutor

    The KPK team arrested officers from the Jakarta High Prosecutor’s Office, who are suspected of having received bribes for influencing sentence demands for an investment fraud case. There are efforts to impede the investigation. The Attorney General’s son is said to be involved.

  • There Is No Evidence Prosecutors Were Involved
    Law

    There Is No Evidence Prosecutors Were Involved

    Chief of the Jakarta High Prosecutor’s Office, Warih Sadono

  • McLaren at the Auditor’s Office
    Law

    McLaren at the Auditor’s Office

    Supreme Audit Agency Deputy Chairman Bahrullah Akbar has purportedly been involved in the setting of regional budgets over at the ministry of finance.

  • The  ‘Fish  and  Crab’  Land Reclamation
    Law

    The ‘Fish and Crab’ Land Reclamation

    The KPK is investigating the involvement of other business owners in a land reclamation license bribery case involving Riau Islands Governor Nurdin Basirun. There are signs that money changed hands.

  • Iwan’s Fury and the Pattimura Meeting
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    Iwan’s Fury and the Pattimura Meeting

    Before the acid attack, a police official warned Novel of a potential terror attack on him. Novel once met with National Police Chief Gen. Tito Karnavian.

  • Twenty-Eight Months Later
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    Twenty-Eight Months Later

    The investigation into the acid attack on Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator, Novel Baswedan, that took place on Tuesday morning, April 11, 2017, has yet to yield meaningful discoveries. The police have not found the executors, let alone the mastermind of the attack. National Police Chief Gen. Tito Karnavian formed a joint fact-finding team, but again with disappointing results. President Joko Widodo has given the police a three-month deadline to solve the case.

  • Airport Projects at Kasablanka
    Law

    Airport Projects at Kasablanka

    Two high-ranking officials at a state-owned enterprise are entangled in a bribery case involving the management of luggage at some airports. Both have been mentioned to have received funds from the electronic ID card project.

  • A Savory Payoff for Garlic
    Law

    A Savory Payoff for Garlic

    The KPK named I Nyoman Dhamantra—a member of DPR’s Trade Commission from the PDI-P—a suspect regarding bribery for arranging garlic import quotas and permits, using the quota share for government officials.

  • Traffic Project Frequent Partner
    Law

    Traffic Project Frequent Partner

    The company that won a procurement tender for 1,200cc motorcycles and other projects worth billions of rupiah from the Traffic Corps is headquartered in a small shophouse. Its winning in the police cruiser motorcycle tender was questioned.

  • Path for the Less Qualified?
    Law

    Path for the Less Qualified?

    A number of less favored candidates vying to lead to the KPK surprisingly got through to the final selection stage. They had trouble answering questions in public hearing.

  • House Wishes  to Restrict  the KPK
    Cover Story

    House Wishes to Restrict the KPK

    The DPR is quietly making efforts to revise the KPK law while the selection process for the anti-corruption commission’s leadership is ongoing. With articles to restrict its authorities, the KPK is already in a precarious position. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle had already prepared the revision for some time and now has the agreement of all political parties.

  • A Controversial Police General
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    A Controversial Police General

    Despite being a controversial candidate, Insp. Gen. Firli was selected to lead the KPK with the full support of the DPR law commission. Firli is known to be close to party officials.

  • The Palace Calls Off Correcting List of Candidates
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    The Palace Calls Off Correcting List of Candidates

    President Joko Widodo canceled his plan to ask for public input on the 10 candidates for KPK leadership because the selection committee made the public announcement in a hurry. Jokowi was aware of the controversy surrounding Firli’s candidacy.

  • The Minister’s Bribery Disposition
    Law

    The Minister’s Bribery Disposition

    Youth and Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi is a suspect for accepting bribes related to a National Sports Committee grant. Aside from accepting bribes, he is also suspected of actively seeking kickbacks.

  • A Foul Pre-Verdict Meeting
    Law

    A Foul Pre-Verdict Meeting

    A judge in the judicial panel which adjudicated the Syafruddin Arsyad Temenggung case had broken the code of ethics and behavior, for meeting with the defendant’s lawyer before the verdict was passed. The KPK will use it for a judicial review.

  • There Was No Special Meeting With Judge Syamsul
    Law

    There Was No Special Meeting With Judge Syamsul

    Ahmad Yani, lawyer for Syafruddin Arsyad Temenggung

  • A Piggyback Bombing Plot
    Law

    A Piggyback Bombing Plot

    The police arrested Abdul Basith, an IPB lecturer, and members of his group, for making preparations to carry out bombings in Jakarta. They planned to conduct it at the same time as a 212 Jihadi Action event. Three retired military generals are implicated.

  • I Only Provided Gas and a Place to Stay
  • KPK’s Discouragement
    Law

    KPK’s Discouragement

    Some provisions of the revised Corruption Eradication Commission Law are contradictory. The law enforcement process has stopped.

  • Laode Muhammad Syarif, Deputy Chairman, Corruption Eradication Commission: This Law Makes Things Difficult for the KPK
    Law

    Laode Muhammad Syarif, Deputy Chairman, Corruption Eradication Commission: This Law Makes Things Difficult for the KPK

    SOME issues have cropped up since Law No. 19/2019 regarding the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) went into effect on October 17.

  • Bribes for Tax Restitution
    Law

    Bribes for Tax Restitution

    The Corruption Eradication Commission is investigating a bribery case related to tax restitution granted to Wahana Auto Ekamarga. A top executive from the parent company in Singapore is suspected to be involved.

  • The Last Coffee for the Activist
    Law

    The Last Coffee for the Activist

    The death of lawyer and environment activist Golfried Siregar remains a mystery. An investigation by Tempo and the North Sumatra Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence uncovered discrepancies of facts in the police report. Suspicion for murder is in the air.

  • North Sumatra Police General Criminal Investigation Director, Sr. Comsr. Andi Rian Djajadi: We Suspected an Accident from the Beginning
  • Akbar’s Sweets in Both Hands
    Law

    Akbar’s Sweets in Both Hands

    Akbar Himawan Buchari is active in business and politics. He often uploads photos together with President Jokowi’s son-in-law, Bobby Nasution.

  • Licensing Bribe’s Trail
    Law

    Licensing Bribe’s Trail

    The KPK detained former Lippo Cikarang CEO, Bartholomeus Toto, who is suspected to be the man behind the bribery in the Meikarta project. It is suspected a higher Lippo Group official is involved in the case.

  • Flying with Harley
    Law

    Flying with Harley

    Garuda Indonesia CEO I Gusti Ngurah Askhara Danadiputra is suspected of smuggling a Harley-Davidson motorcycle using the airline’s latest aircraft. There was a plot to shut the case down.

  • Leisurely Weekends for KPK Staff
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    Leisurely Weekends for KPK Staff

    KPK’s performance has weakened since its law revision came into effect on October 17, with no sting operations performed in the past two months. Furthermore, wiretapping—the ultimate weapon for catching corrupt government officials—has not been performed at full capacity. A number of cases are predicted to go unresolved under the new leadership. The KPK is no longer a feared institution.

  • One In-Law, Three Cases
    Law

    One In-Law, Three Cases

    The Corruption Eradication Commission has named former Supreme Court secretary Nurhadi Abdurachman a suspect in three cases. His in-law is suspected of being involved.

  • From Eagle Eyes to Kelapa Dua
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    From Eagle Eyes to Kelapa Dua

    AT the closing of 2019, the Jakarta Police Deparment apprehended two suspected perpetrators of the acid attack on Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator, Novel Baswedan.

  • Under Tirtayasa’s Protection
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    Under Tirtayasa’s Protection

    The KPK failed to arrest PDI-P Secretary-General Hasto Kristiyanto in a graft case involving KPU commissioner, Wahyu Setiawan. Investigators were instead apprehended by a group of police officers at the Police Staff College. Leaders of the anti-graft agency are ignoring evidence of Hasto’s involvement.

  • The Harun Mystery
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    The Harun Mystery

    KPK leadership appears to be keeping Harun Masiku’s whereabouts secret, stating that he was overseas prior to the series of arrest operations. Tempo’s investigation found that Harun was in the capital city during KPK sting operations. While investigating the bribery case implicating KPU member, Wahyu Setiawan, KPK’s investigation team has been met with great challenges without the full support of the agency’s leadership.

  • The Chairman Comes of Age
    Law

    The Chairman Comes of Age

    Set to retire in early April, Supreme Court Chairman Hatta Ali has not yet ordered the formation of a committee to select his successor. He was caught on camera visiting a hotel project in West Nusa Tenggara.

  • 100 Days of lackluster
    Law

    100 Days of lackluster

    Case investigation by the KPK declines under the chair of Firli Bahuri. Sting operations cannot be conducted because of convoluted red tape to obtain permits.

  • The Foul Smell of Imported Waste
    Law

    The Foul Smell of Imported Waste

    Customs directorate-general uncovered a scandal over the import of plastic scrap containing hazardous and toxic waste exceeding the limit. Of the dozen importers, only one has been prosecuted. There are suspicions of lobbying to a number of House of Representatives members.

  • Troublesome Quarter
    Law

    Troublesome Quarter

    KPK’s Supervisory Council is evaluating the performance of Commissioner General Firli Bahuri and his colleagues. Most of the problems are in the enforcement division.

  • Rotten Business Dealings
    Law

    Rotten Business Dealings

    Police are investigating suspected corruption involving the sale of imported beef by Perusahaan Perdagangan Indonesia. A high-ranking intelligence official lobbied on behalf of a business owner in this scandal.

  • 20 Years of Evil
    Law

    20 Years of Evil

    For 20 years, the altar boys of St. Herkulanus Parish in Depok were sexually abused. There have been efforts to cover up the crime.

  • Privilege for Jokowi’s Legacy
    Law

    Privilege for Jokowi’s Legacy

    The 2020 planned opening of the Indonesian International Islamic University is delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ever since construction started last year, the Rp3.9 billion project has not yet been finished.

  • Business deal gone wrong
    Law

    Business deal gone wrong

    Entrepreneur Maya Miranda Ambarsari was reported to the police for allegedly mistreating her business partner. The police never solved the case.

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