KPK Arrested Directorate General of Sea Transport Related Project Bribery 2016-2017

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, August 25 2017 - 13:00 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) arrested two suspected bribery allegations of corruption related to the licensing and procurement projects within the Directorate General of Sea Transportation (Hubla) fiscal year 2016-2017.

"The suspect Antonius Tonny Budiono (ATB) as Director General of Sea Transportation and Adiputra Kurniawan (GER) as a Commissioner of PT Adhi To Keruktama (AGK) was detained for 20 days first," said KPK spokesman Febri Diansyah in Jakarta, Thursday (24/8) night .

Febri said for ATB suspects detained at the First Class Detention Unit of East Jakarta KPK Pomdam Jaya Guntur and suspect APK detained at East Jakarta Police.

KPK sets two suspects of alleged corruption of bribery related to licensing and procurement of projects within the Directorate General of Sea Transportation (Hubla) Fiscal Year 2016-2017.

"After the initial investigation that followed his case, concluded the allegations of corruption receiving gifts or promises related to the licensing and procurement of project goods and services within the Directorate General of Sea Transportation Fiscal Year 2016-2017 were allegedly carried out by the Director General of Sea Transportation Antonius Tonny Budiono ( ATB)," said Vice Chairman of KPK Basaria Panjaitan during a press conference at KPK building, Jakarta, Thursday (8/24/2017) night.

KPK improves case handling status to the investigation in line with the determination of the two suspects, namely Antonius Tonny Budiono (ATB) and Commissioner of PT Adhi To Keruktama (AGK) Adiputra Kurniawan (APK).

Furthermore, Basaria stated that from hand operation operation conducted on 23-24 August 2017, KPK secures some money and Card Automated Teller Machine (ATM).

First, four ATM cards are from three different issuing banks in ATB control.

Second, 33 bags containing money in rupiah currency denomination, dollar, pound sterling, the euro, the ringgit Malaysia totaling Rp18.9 billion in the form of "cash" and in the accounts of the Bank are the remaining balances milir Rp1,174.

"So the total money found in Mess Director General of Hubla is about Rp20 billion," Basaria said.

Allegedly, Basaria said, the granting of money by APK to ATB related to the job of dredging the Port of Tanjung Mas Semarang.

According to Basaria, the KPK reveals a relatively new mode of hand-catching operation this time because the money handover is done in the form of ATMs.

"Account opened by giving the name of others or giving further alleged fictitious submit an ATM at the receiving end. Then the donor to deposit some money in the account for the gradual and receiver using the ATM in a variety of transactions," said Basaria. (Ant)

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