KPK Extends Detention Zumi Zola

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Thursday, April 26 2018 - 17:00 IWST

Tersangka Gubernur Jambi Zumi Zola (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)
Tersangka Gubernur Jambi Zumi Zola (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - The Corruption Eradication Commission extends the detention of the Governor of Jambi Zumi Zola which has been designated as a suspect of corruption related to the receipt of gratification of Public Works and People's Housing project of Jambi Province 2014-2017.

"Against Zumi Zola is a 40-day detention extension from April 29, 2018 to June 9, 2018," said KPK spokesman Febri Diansyah when confirmed in Jakarta on Thursday.

Previously, Zumi went to the KPK building to be questioned as a suspect in the case.

Muhammad Farizi, Zumi's attorney also confirmed that the KPK extended his client's arrest.

"Only the extension of detention is not checked," Farizi said at the KPK building in Jakarta.

Related to Zumi's investigation process at KPK, he said that the examination has not been included in the principal case.

"So yesterday the new examination of" skins "has not yet entered the subject matter, so until now we do not know what exactly the investigator needs to know, we do not know yet," Farizi said.

The KPK has established Zumi Zola and the Head of Bina Marga PUPR Jambi Arfan as a suspect in the gratification case on 2 February 2018.

Gratification allegedly received Zumi and Arfan is Rp6 billion.

The suspect Zumi along with Arfan and himself allegedly received gifts or promises related to projects in Jambi Province and other receipts in the period of his post as Governor of Jambi period 2016-2021 amounting to about Rp 6 billion.

Zumi and Arfan are suspected of article 12 B or article 11 of Law no. 31 of 1999 as amended by Law no. 20 of 2001 jo article 55 paragraph 1 to-1 Criminal Code.

This case is the development of KPK Operation Capture (OTT) on November 29, 2017 against the Plpt of Jambi Province Secretary Erwan Malik, Head of Public Works and Housing (PUPR) Office of Jambi Arfan Province and Assistant Area III Jambi Province Saifudin and members Jambi Provincial DPRD 2014-2019 Supriono.

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