Eight Months in Pursuit of Sofyan
The KPK named PLN CEO Sofyan Basir as a suspect in the Riau-1 STEAM POWER PLANT graft case. But the anti-corruption agency’s leadership is divided. The KPK’s investigation was stalled due to police scrutiny into KPK Chairman Agus Rahardjo.
Soesilo Ariwibowo continued to receive phone calls. Throughout our interview with him on Tuesday, April 23, the legal coordinator for the state-owned electricity company PLN as well as Sofyan Basir had to attend to questions from PLN employees about Sofyan’s declaration as suspect in the Riau-1 steam power plant (PLTU).
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) first officially referred to Sofyan’s status as a suspect...