Former West Java Governor Questioned in Meikarta Bribery Case



Petir Garda Bhwana

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Spokesman for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Febri Diansyah announced that former West Java governor Ahmad “Aher” Heryawan will appear in KPK’s summons as a witness in the Meikarta bribery case.

    “Former governor of West Java Aher informed that he will be present as a witness in the Meikarta case,’ said Febri at the KPK headquarters in South Jakarta yesterday.

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    As far as his involvement, Ahmad Heryawan was mentioned in the charges for Billy Sindoro, Lippo Group Director of Operations. Aher reportedly issued the decree No. 648/Kep.1069-DPMPTSP/2017 that delegated his signature upon recommending the Meikarta project’s commercial construction in Bekasi District.

    So far, the suspects that were named by KPK include non-active Bekasi Regent regent Neneng Hasanah Yasin, head of the Bekasi firefighter agency Sahat MBJ Nahar, and three regional state officials. KPK suspects they received commitment fees up to Rp13 billion enabling the Meikarta housing construction to commence.