KPK Reveals Names of 4 New e-KTP Graft Suspects

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has disclosed names of four new suspects of the e-KTP graft case. The two of them are the House of Representatives (DPR) member Miryam S. Haryani, head of IT team from the Assessment and Application of Technology Agency (BPPT) Husni Fahmi.

    The other two are from private parties, namely president director of state Printing Company (PNRI) director, who is also head of Indonesian Printing Consortium, Isnu Edhi Wijaya and president director of PT Sandipala Arthaputra, Paulus Tannos.

    “KPK finds sufficient initial evidence related to other parties’ involvement in the alleged corruption of e-KTP case,” said the commission's deputy chairman Saut Situmorang in his office, Jakarta, Tuesday, August 13.

    Saut explained the four suspects had different roles in this bribery case, which caused state loss up to Rp2.3 trillion. Miryam was suspected to have received US$1 million in 2011-2012 from Home Affairs Ministry’s officials Irman and Sugiharto. The two had been convicted to 7 years and 5 years imprisonment respectively.

    Meanwhile, Isnu along with a businessman Andi Narogong, who had been charged with 13 years behind bars, influenced Irman and Sugiharto to pass his consortium in the project auction. The management and the PNRI consortium earned Rp137.98 billion, and PNRI got Rp107.71 billion from the project.

    The third suspect, Husni Fahmi, was allegedly monitored the consortium process and received US$20,000 and Rp10 million.

    Also, Paulus Tannos with Andi Narogong and other parties set the winner of the project since the beginning as well as managed the 5-percent fee and the fee-sharing scheme to be distributed to several House members and officials in the Home Affairs Ministry.

    Tannos’s company allegedly enriched up tp Rp145.85 billion. He is reportedly living in Singapore.

    Therefore, the KPK has named 14 people suspects in the e-KTP graft case thus far.

    M ROSSENO AJI