Wednesday, 19 February 2020

KPK to Question Former Ponorogo Regent in Money Laundering Probe

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has summoned former Ponorogo Regent (2010-2015) H. Amin. He will be questioned by the KPK as a witness in the investigation of a money laundering case involving former Nganjuk Regent, Taufiqurrahman.

    The news was confirmed by KPK acting spokesman Ali Fikri on Friday di Jakarta, Friday, February 14, as reported by Antara.

    The KPK has named Taufiqurrahman as a suspect for money laundering on January 8, 2018. He is charged with accepting bribes in return for handing projects, licensing, as well as promotions or job transfers from 2013 to 2017.

    He allegedly received around Rp5 billion in total and laundered the bribe by purchasing vehicles under others' name, as well as land and other goods. 

    The KPK is investigating two alleged corruption practices by Taufiqurrahman; the first is for bribery in the recruitment and management of ASN or PNS in Nganjuk Regency in 2017.

    Taufiqurrahman is also suspected of receiving bribes throughout his term as regent from 2013 to 2018.

    ANTARA