Indonesia The Most Active Country Investigates Corruption Cases

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Monday, December 11 2017 - 14:00 IWST

Presiden Jokowi (Foto Setkab)
Presiden Jokowi (Foto Setkab)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - President Joko Widodo revealed that Indonesia is one of the most active countries in investigating corruption cases.

"Indonesia is one of the most active countries in corruption cases, we will see that since 2004 until now there are 12 governors who have been corrupted, there are 64 regents / mayors arrested for corruption," President Joko Widodo said here on Monday.

The President conveyed this in the celebration of World Anti-Corruption Day 2017 and the Opening of the 12th National Conference of Corruption Eradication and the Launch of the "e-LHKPN Application" (State Property Wealth Report) at Bidakara Hotel on December 11-12, 2017.

"Not to mention the good officials of BI Governor if I am not mistaken 2 people, DPR, DPRD, I do not count, and the majority is a bribery case," said President greeted by the invited guests from various ministries, institutions, agencies, local government and other stakeholders.

However, surprisingly, according to the President, from time to time officials arrested and imprisoned for corruption cases continue to exist.

"This means there is no denying that corruption prevention should be done more seriously cannot be delayed anymore," said the President, stressed.

President Joko Widodo also ordered that the system of government, service and administration must be addressed; including knowledge of public awareness should be improved.

"Law enforcement measures against corruption are an important step for the eradication of corruption through law enforcement we can save the country's money from corruption 2016-2017, based on the data I obtained has been saved state money Rp3, 55 trillion means through law enforcement, the sense of justice is realized ," added the President.

World Anti-Corruption Day (Hakordia) 2017 takes the theme of "Moving Together to Eradicate Corruption to Achieve a Prosperous Society". Through the warning, the KPK as the organizer hopes that the eradication of corruption should be carried out jointly requiring commitments from the government, parliament, judiciary, other state institutions and communities.

The goal is that there is a legal certainty and a firm process against the perpetrators of corruption so as not to provide space for the perpetrators or parties that help the occurrence of corruption in the bureaucracy or agencies respectively.

Attending in Hakordia included DPD Chairman Oesman Sapta Odang, Minister of Justice and Human Rights Yasonna H Laoly, Minister of Home Affairs Tjahjo Kumolo, Minister of Planning and National Development / Head of Bappenas Bambang Brodjonegoro, Health Minister Nila Moeloek, and a number of other united Indonesian cabinet ministers.

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