KPK Inquiry Committee Meets Graft Convicts in Bandung Prison

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6 July 2017 13:54 WIB

TEMPO/Ahmad Faiz

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The special committee (Pansus) on the right of inquiry, known as hak angket, against the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) meets graft convicts in Sukamiskin Penitentiary in Bandung. The media are not allowed to cover the meeting.

The special committee chairman Agun Gunanjar did not answer questions put to him by journalists. Tempo gathered that 14 committee members met the convicts inside the penitentiary.

Read: KPK Inquiry Committee Meets BPK

Prison warden Dedi Handoko said that the committee held a private meeting at its own request. On the graft convicts being met by the committee, Dedi said that he did not have information about it. “We only received [the committee members]. You can ask questions to them,” Dedi said.

The committee deputy chairman Risa Mariska said that the meeting is aimed at uncovering possible violations committed by the KPK in the investigation process. “Whether any harm or violation of human rights was done,” he said on Monday.

Read: KPK to Take Official Stance on Right of Inquiry

Muhammad Misbakhun, a member of the committee, said that he would visit the penitentiary to examine the cases handled by the KPK since its inception 15 years ago. “They [graft convicts] in any penitentiary, anywhere, will be questioned,” he said.

IQBAL T. LAZUARDI | AHMAD FAIZ



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