DG of Immigration Ensures Setya Novanto Still in Indonesia

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Thursday, November 16 2017 - 17:00 IWST

Ketua DPR Setya Novanto (Foto ist)
Ketua DPR Setya Novanto (Foto ist)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Head of Public Relations of the Directorate of Immigration at the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights Agung Sampurno confirmed Setya Novanto, a suspect in a corruption case of electronic ID card still in Indonesia.

"Until now, there has been no report of the crossing of people at official gates outside Indonesia on behalf of Mr. Setya Novanto," Agung said when confirmed by media crew in Jakarta on Thursday (16/11/2017)

He explained that based on the data of people passing on the control of immigration management has not been observed there are using documents or passports on behalf of Setya Novanto either at the door of air, sea or land.

"The system is only connected at the official door while the unofficial door in accordance with the Act we have no authority for it," said Agung.

Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has not found House Speaker Setya Novanto, suspect in case of alleged corruption KTP-E until Thursday morning.

"Up until midnight the team is still on the pitch, the search is still underway and we have not found the relevant until we go to his residence," said KPK spokesman Febri Diansyah in Jakarta on Thursday morning.

KPK investigators came to Setnov's house on Jalan Wijaya XIII Melawai Kebayoran Baru since Wednesday (15/11) night.

"If it is not found then KPK will coordinate with the Police to issue DPO (List of People Search) because the law enforcement process of corruption eradication should be done as much as possible and the principle of all people equally in the eyes of law needs to be done according to the prevailing rules," added Febri.

Setya Novanto is set to become a suspect in the case of corruption of KTP-e on Friday (10/11).

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