Members of North Sumatra DPRD on Corruption Have Returned Rp. 7.15 Billion

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Saturday, September 22 2018 - 19:00 IWST

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DPRD Sumut (Foto Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - A number of members of the DPRD of North Sumatra Province have returned the money they had received with a total of IDR 7.15 billion related to bribery cases to the North Sumatra DPRD.

KPK Spokesman Fei Diansyah in Jakarta, Friday (08/21/2018), said that the return was 88 times, of which there was a gradual return or more than one payment.

"The range of the repayment value in installments starts from Rp. 500 thousand, Rp. 2.5 million, Rp. 50 million, Rp. 100 million to Rp. 400 million," Fei Diansyah told the media crew.

All of the money returned was confiscated by the KPK and became part of the filing of the case.

"Even though the return of money that was received did not remove the criminal, the KPK appreciated that and would certainly be taken into account as a mitigating factor," he said.

The KPK reminded all parties who had received money related to the case or other cases processed by the KPK to immediately return the money to the country through the KPK.

"The cooperative attitude towards the legal process will be better for handling cases and the interests of the suspect himself," Fei said.

Of the 38 suspects processed in this case, 21 both former and North Sumatra DPRD members have been detained by the KPK, among others, Rijal Sirait, Rinawati Sianturi, Rooslynda Marpaung, Fadly Nurzal, Sonny Firdaus, Muslim Simbolon, Helmiati, Mustofawiyah, Tiaisah Ritonga , Arifin Nainggolan, Elezaro Duha, Hold Manahan Pangabean, and Passiruddin Daulay.

Furthermore, Biller Pasaribu, John Hugo Silalahi, Richard Eddy Marsaut, Syafrida Fitrie, Restu Kurniawan Sarumaha, Musdalifah, Rahmianna Delima Pulungan, and Abdul Hasan Maturidi.

Previously, the KPK on April 3, 2018 had announced 38 members of North Sumatra Province DPRD as suspects of alleged corruption giving or receiving gifts related to the functions and authority of members of the 2009 North Sumatra Provincial DPR. 2014 and / or 2014.d.2019.

For their actions, they allegedly violated Article 12 letter a or b or Article 11 of Law Number 31 Year 1999 as amended by Law No. 20/2001 concerning Eradication of Corruption Crimes in conjunction with Article 64 Paragraph (1) and Article 55 Paragraph (1) of the 1st Criminal Code.

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