Setnov: Shocked 16 Years in Prison, I Entrusted the Legal Process

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, March 30 2018 - 18:00 IWST

Mantan Ketua DPR Setya Novanto (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)
Mantan Ketua DPR Setya Novanto (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Setya Novanto admitted shocked heavy prosecution that is imprisonment for 16 years plus the obligation to pay substitute money of 7.435 million US dollars because it is considered proven to commit criminal corruption procurement of KTP-electronic.

"Frankly I as a normal human being very surprised, honestly I was shocked to this very heavy demands, but all of it I entrusted to the legal process," said Setnov after the hearing of the demands of corruption in Jakarta (Thursday) / 3/2018).

In this case, Setya Novanto was charged 16 years in prison plus a fine of Rp1 billion subsider 6 months in confinement and a replacement payment of $ 7.435 million and minus Rp5 billion as returned by Setnov (about Rp66.3 billion in exchange rate in 2012) jail.

The KPK also rejected Setnov's appeal to become a "justice collaborator" (JC) and requested that the judge revoke the right of Setnov to hold public office for 5 years after completing his scan.

"Yes, if JC is not rejected, I appreciate what has been decided by the prosecutor, but there is no acceptance directly to me, so I do not accept the money I am in the examination the defendant has made clear that acceptance the money is acknowledged by Andi and Irvanto where I am at night to sign that expenses from parties that have been declared by Andi, where Irvan becomes a courier," explained Setnov.

Setnov also denied being the most beneficiary party of receiving money through his nephew Irvanto Hendra Pambudi Cahyo and his fellow entrepreneur Made Oka Masagung.

"Related to Irvan and Oka as an extension of me, that's not true because they are businessmen, Irvan entrepreneurs, I businessman, there is no elongation of hands, I never know, what is related to what both parties do," added Setnov.

He also denied influencing the Ministry of Interior officials in the KTP-e project.

"What about the influence on Irman and Sugiarto, how do I affect? ​​Because this has been done by Andi before me, that is meeting the deceased Burhanudin and have discussed the agreement and the agreement has been discussed from the beginning, I never know," said Setnov.

He also denied preparing Rp20 billion to avoid KPK investigation.

"It was also there (called) Rp20 billion, it's a chat that I see the usual thing, that the chat, I just frightened Andi's brother to not come back to my place, so there is no relation giving to the KPK," added Setnov.

He also admitted that the budget of ID card-E cannot be intervened by himself as Chairman of the Golkar Party Faction at that time, because one faction can not affect the budget.

"I did not receive any money, and the considerations that could give meaning, which is important to the community all, know. Each trial is opened wide, every witness tested and confronted, I was confronted with Oka, all witnesses are not there one that says I'm affecting the budget and no one says I'm receiving it," Setnov said.

However, Setnov apologized for his actions in the KTP-e project.

"I apologize to all members of the Indonesian House of Representatives, the people of Indonesia that I have as much as possible. Of course I apologize if this as a human being is considered wrong I apologize profusely," said Setnov.

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