KPK: Director General of Sea Transportation has not Asked Justice Collaborator

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Saturday, August 26 2017 - 14:00 IWST

Dirjen Perhubungan Laut Antonius Tonny Budiono (ATB) (Foto Ist)
Dirjen Perhubungan Laut Antonius Tonny Budiono (ATB) (Foto Ist) - Jakarta - The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) stated that no information has been submitted to "justice collaborator" (JC) from the Director General of Sea Transportation Ministry of Transportation Antonius Tonny Budiono.

KPK has established Director General of Sea Communications Antonius Tonny Budiono (ATB) and Commissioner of PT Adhi Guna Keruktama (AGK) Adiputra Kurniawan (APK) as suspects of alleged corruption of bribery related to licensing and procurement of projects within the Directorate General of Sea Transportation (Hubla) Budget 2016-2017.

"There is no information, if there is indeed a submission of course we will learn," said KPK spokesman Febri Diansyah KPK building, Jakarta, Friday (25/08/2017)

According to Febri, there are several conditions that must be owned by the suspect including Tonny if you want to submit yourself as "justice collaborator" is.

"If you really want to be a JC, then there are some requirements that must be owned, ranging from the acknowledgment of his own actions and then explain the extent of the right information, of course related to the involvement of larger actors or other parties, we will certainly learn more," He said.

In the investigation into the bribery case, the KPK has detailed the amount of money in 33 bags during a hand-catching operation against Tonny.

"The money the KPK found in hand-catching operations at the ATB suspect's residence location in Mess Directorate General of Hubla, 479,700 US dollars, 660,249 Singapore dollars, 15,540 pounds, 50,000 Vietnamese dong, 4,200 euros and 11,212 Malaysian ringgit. About Rp5, 7 billion," said Febri.

KPK set two suspects alleged criminal corruption bribery related to licensing and procurement projects within the Directorate General of Sea Transportation Year 2016-2017.

"After the preliminary hearing and continued the title of the case, it is concluded that the alleged criminal act of corruption in the receipt of a prize or promise related to the licensing and procurement of goods and services projects within the Directorate General of Sea Transportation Year 2016-2017 which allegedly carried out by the Directorate General of Sea Transportation Antonius Tonny Budiono," KPK deputy chairman Basaria Panjaitan told a press conference at the KPK building here Thursday (24/8).

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

Furthermore, Basaria stated that from hand operation conducted on 23-24 August 2017, KPK secures some money and self-tariff card (ATM) card.

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

Second, 33 bags containing money in denomination of rupiah, US dollar, pound sterling, euro, Malaysian ringgit worth a total of Rp18, 9 billion in the form of cash and in the account of Bank Mandiri there is balance remaining Rp1, 174 billion.

"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.

"The account is opened by the giver using the name of the other party or suspected to be fictitious and then the provider grants the ATM to the recipient, then the giver deposits a certain amount of money in the account due to gradual and the recipient uses the ATM in various transactions," said Basaria.

As the alleged giver, the APK is allegedly violating the alleged violation of Article 5 paragraph 1 letter or letter b or article 13 of Law no. 31 of 1999 as amended by Law no. 20 Year 2001 on the Eradication of Corruption jo article 55 paragraph 1 to 1 Criminal Code.

The article shall govern the giving of a civil servant or an organizer of the state with the intent that the civil servant or the organizer of the state do or does not do anything in his / her position that is contrary to his / her obligations.

The threat of punishment of at least 1 year in prison and a maximum of 5 years in prison and a fine of at least Rp50 million and a maximum of Rp250 million.

Whereas as the alleged beneficiary, ATB is suspected of violating Article 12 letter a or Article 12 letter b or Article 11 of Law no. 31 of 1999 amended by Law no. 20 Year 2001 on the Eradication of Corruption.

The Article governs the civil servant or the organizer of the country receiving the prize, whereas it is known or reasonably suspected that the prize is given as a result or is due to having done or not doing something in his / her position against his / her obligation with a minimum of 4 years imprisonment and a maximum of 20 years imprisonment As well as a fine of at least Rp200 million and a maximum of Rp 1 billion.

The KPK has detained two suspects for the first 20 days.

ATB detained at the First Class Detention Center of East Jakarta KPK Pomdam Jaya Guntur and APK detained at East Jakarta Police.

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