JAKARTA, (Indonesia) MHI – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has conducted a Hand Arrest Operation on Bekasi Mayor Rahmat Effendi on (05/01/2022) yesterday which continued on (06/01/2022) morning to make […]
JAKARTA, (Indonesia) MHI – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has conducted a Hand Arrest Operation on Bekasi Mayor Rahmat Effendi on (05/01/2022) yesterday which continued on (06/01/2022) morning to make other related arrests that totaled 14 people. After one twenty-four hours the KPK held a Press Conference related to the ott case of the Mayor of Bekasi and his cronies asn bekasi city government and the private parties involved, (06/01/2022) afternoon.
In the initial submission, KPK Chairman Firli Bahuri stated that the KPK for the umpteenth time made a hand arrest against the perpetrators of Corruption, and proved that corruption still exists and is a concern of all and the KPK will never get tired of doing that until Indonesia is completely clean.
Firli bahuri explained that to uncover a criminal event including the Crime of Corruption certainly requires thoroughness and accuracy, and of course also we must hold firm azaz-azaz presumption of innocence and equal rights before the law while upholding the main duties of the KPK, public interest, legal certainty, justice, transparency, professionalism and also upholding The Azazi Human Thing.
Related to the construction of the case in the bekasi city regarding the activities of Arresting Hands allegedly corruption in the form of receipt of something by state organizers or those representing related to the procurement of goods and services and auction of positions in the Bekasi City Government, KPK Chairman Firli Bahuri revealed that, “In the Arrest, KPK Team secured 14 people on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at around 14:00 in several places in Bekasi City, West Java and Jakarta,” he explained.
He continued, “The 14 people include RE, Mayor of Bekasi period 2013-2018 and second period 2018-2022, the second is AA Private Director of PT ME, the third NP land broker, the fourth BK as Staff as well as adr adr re fifth MB Secretary of Capital Peneneman and PTSP Bekasi City, sixth HR Kasubag TU Secretary of Bekasi City, seventh SY Director of PT KBR and PT HS, The eighth HD Director of PT KBR and PT HS, the ninth MS Camat Rawa Lumbu, the tenth JL Head of Housing Office of Residential and Land Area of Bekasi City, eleven AM Staff of the Industrial Service, twelfth MY Lurah Kartisari, thirteenth WY Camat Jati Sampurna, and the fourteenth is PRIVATE LBM, “he said.
Related to the chronological capture of the perpetrators of corruption carried out by the KPK Team, the Kpk Chairman explained that, “Starting from the public report on information about the alleged handover of money to the State Organizer, then the KPK on January 5, 2022, the Team moved to the City of Bekasi, the Team got information if the money would be handed over by MB as Secretary of The Capital Peneneman and PTSP of Bekasi City to the Mayor of Bekasi, The KPK team conducted reconnaissance and found out if MB had entered the Bekasi Mayor’s Office House with some money and had also been handed over to the Mayor of Bekasi,” he said.
“Furthermore, at around 14:00, the move to secure Sdr MB when exiting the house of the Mayor of Bekasi, then the KPK Team entered the Mayor’s Office House and secured several parties including RE, MY, BK and several ASNs from the Bekasi City Government, in addition the KPK Team also found evidence of money with a Fantastic amount of Billions of Rupiah in the form of Rupiah fractions, “Obviously.
“In parallel, the team also made arrests against several private parties, including NP in cikunir area, AA in Pancoran area, SY in the area around Senayan Jakarta, then all parties who were secured were brought to the KPK Red And White House to undergo intensive examination,” he said.
Then the Kpk Chairman explained also that, “Last night at approximately 11:00, the KPK Team also carried out activities to secure Sdr MS and JLdi respective residences,” he explained.
“Today Thursday, January 06, 2022, the KPK Team again secured two people on behalf of WY and LBM along with evidence of hundreds of millions of rupiah in rupiah, all evidence of money that has been seized by the KPK is approximately Three Billion Rupiah and bank account books with a balance of approximately Two Billion Rupiah, it is necessary to know the amount of evidence of approximately 5.7 billion and we have seized three billion in cash and two billion in savings books, “The sign.
Related to the construction of other cases in the city of Bekasi and still a unit of Operation Catch Hands, the Chairman of the KPK said, “Allegedly there has also been a Bekasi City Government in 2021 establishing the 2021 APBD Changes to Land Indemnity Capital Expenditure with a total budget of 286.5 Billion, indemnity in the meantime of School Land Acquisition in rawa Lumbu area with a value of 21.8 Billion, Land Acquisition Folder 202 worth 2.8 Billion, Land Acquisition of Kranji Water Folder worth 21.8 Billion, continuing the Construction of Joint Tekhnis Building worth 15 Billion, on the projects suspectED RE as Mayor of Bakasi Period 2018-2022 allegedly set the land location on private property and intervened by directly selecting the Private party whose land was raised for the Project and asked not to break the work contract, “He explained.
“As a form of commitment, the SUSPECT RE is alleged to have asked for some money to the parties whose land was indemnified by the Bekasi City Government, including using the designation for mosque donations,” he said.
“Furthermore, the parties handed over some money through the intermediary of confidants, namely Sdr JL who received a sum of 4 Billion Rupiah from LBM, WY who received a sum of 3 Billion rupiah from MS and on behalf of donations to one of the Mosques under the RE Foundation amounting to One Hundred Million Rupiah from SY, in addition, Suspect RE also allegedly received some money from several Employees in the Bekasi City Government as a deduction related to the position of the position he held in the Bekasi City Government, “said the Kpk Chairman.
“So there are levies as well, yes,” Firli added.
He continued, “The money is allegedly used for the operation of Suspect RE managed by MY which at the time of Arrest the remaining money amounting to Six Hundred Million Rupiah… so there is operational money seized by the KPK,” Firli said.
“In addition, related to the management of projects and contract labor in the Bekasi City Government, RE allegedly received a sum of 30 million rupiah from AA through MB,” added the KPK Chairman.
According to the Chairman of the KPK, “Based on the testimony of witnesses and evidence that has been collected by the KPK, the KPK concluded that there are nine people in the case of Arresting The Alleged Corruption Act, receiving gifts carried out by the State Organizer,” he said.
“The suspects are as follows; As a Giver there are four people, first AA, second LBM, third SY the fourth MS, while as the recipient of Suspect RE, MD, MY, WY and JL, “firli said.
“Furthermore, in the interests of Investigation, Prosecution and Justice, the Suspects are detained in the KPK and as the second AA Giver lbm, third SY, fourth MS, he added.
The Chairman of KPK affirmed that, “While as recipients of RE, MD, MY, WY and JL further in the interests of Investigation, Prosecution and Justice, the Suspects are detained in the KPK and as Sdr AA and Friends in Sdr AA and Friends are suspected of violating Article 5 Paragraph 1 Letter a or Article 5 Paragraph 1 Letter b or Article 13 of Law 31 of 1999 concerning the Eradication of Criminal Acts of Corruption as amended by Law No. 20 of 2001 concerning changes to corruption. Law No. 31 of 1999 concerning the Eradication of Criminal Acts of Corruption juncto Article 55 Paragraph 1 to 1 of the Criminal Code, “he stressed.
Meanwhile, as the Recipient of the Chairman of KPKpun affirmed that, “RE and Friends are suspected of violating Article 12 Letter a and Article 12 Letter b or Article 11 or Article 12 Letter f and Article 12 Letter B of Law No. 31 of 1999 concerning the Eradication of Criminal Acts of Corruption as amended by Law No. 20 of 2001 Concerning changes to Law No. 31 of 1999 concerning the Eradication of Criminal Acts of Corruption juncto Article 55 Paragraph 1 to 1 of the Criminal Code, “Continued.
Firli Bahuri revealed that, “The nine suspects were detained from January 6, 2021 to January 25, 2022, detention was carried out in Rutan Pomdam on behalf of suspects AA, LBM, SY and MS, while in the Red And White House Suspects RE, WY, MD, MY and JL,” he concluded.
Still in the concerns of the Health Protocol, the KPK conducted isolation of the suspects to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in their respective Rutans.
After the Press Conference at the kpk title also showed a number of evidence that was successfully seized by the KPK Team when conducting Operation Catch Hands against the Mayor of Bekasi and his cronies.