KPK Extends Detention of Suspects of Case of Director General of Hubla

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Wednesday, September 13 2017 - 15:00 IWST

Dirjen Perhubungan Laut Antonius Tonny Budiono (ATB) (Foto Ist)
Dirjen Perhubungan Laut Antonius Tonny Budiono (ATB) (Foto Ist)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) extended the detention period for two suspected bribery licenses and procurement of projects within the Directorate General of Sea Relations (Hubla) Ministry of Transportation in 2016-2017.

KPK has set the Directorate General of Sea Transport Ministry of Transportation is off Antonius Tonny Budiono and Commissioner of PT Adhi Guna Keruktama (AGK) Adiputra Kurniawan as a suspect.

"Against the suspects Antonius Tonny Budiono and Adiputra Kurniawan are extending the detention for the next 40 days from 13 September to 22 October 2017," said KPK spokesman Febri Diansyah when confirmed by media crew in Jakarta on Wednesday (13/09/2017)

In the investigation of the case, the KPK is still investigating the source and flow of funds contained in 33 bags that were found during the hand-catching operation against Tonny Budiono.

"We are also still exploring the information of the suspects and witnesses related to the case, we also confirm the result of the search that has been done before," Febri said.

Previously, the KPK has secured some cash in cash bags and self-built automatic teller machines (ATMs) in a hand-held operation against Tonny on 23-24 August 2017.

The money the KPK found at Tonny's residence, Mess Officer DG Corporal Hubla, was 479,700 dollars, 660,249 Singapore dollars, 15,540 pounds, 50,000 Vietnamese dongs, 4,200 euros, and 11,212 Malaysian ringgit. Meanwhile, in rupiah currency around Rp5, 7 billion.

The total amount of money found in Mess Director General of Hubla is about Rp20 billion.

The money is allegedly related to the dredging work of the Port of Tanjung Mas Semarang.

KPK uncovered a relatively new mode of hand-catching operation this time because of money handover in the form of ATM cards.

The account opened by the bribery by using the name of the other party or suspected to be fictitious then the assignor submits the ATM to the recipient. Then the giver deposits a certain amount of money in the account because gradually and the bribe recipients use the ATM in various transactions.

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