REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has arrested four bribery suspects of bidding for goods and services at the Tulungagung District and Blitar City for budget year of 2018. The four suspects are Susilo Prabowo (SP), a contractor; Sutrisno (SUT), head of Tulungagung's Public Works and Spatial Planning Office; Agung Prayitno (AP) and Bambang Purnomo (BP) from some private entity.
"They will be arrested for the next four days in separate prisons, namely SP at Pomdam Jaya Gutur Prison, while AP, BP, ad SUT at KPK's Branch Prison in KPK's Merah-Putih Building," KPK's Spokesman Febri Diansyah noted here on Friday.
Along with them, KPK has also announced the non-active Regent of Tulungagung District, Syahri Mulyo (SM), and Mayor of Blitar City Muh Samanhudi Anwar (MSA) as the two other suspects of the bribery case, yet they have not surrender.
"We call for these two head of regional government to be cooperative and surrender themselves to KPK," Diansyah said.
For the Tulungagung's bribery case, SM, SUT, and AP are suspected as the receivers, while SP is the giver. SP allegedly gave some infrastructure project fee worth of Rp1 billion to the Tulungagung regent via AP, according to Deputy Chairman of KPK Saut Situmorang.
Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) officer show evidences of bribery case at the Tulungagung District and Blitar City for budget year of 2018, at KPK office, Jakarta, Friday (June 8).
KPK presumes that the Rp1 billion fee was the third after Syahri Mulyo received Rp500 million and Rp1 billion, respectively. "Suspect SP is one of contractors who often won bidding at the government of Tulungagung District," Situmorang noted.
In Blitar's case, the receiver's suspects are MSA and BP, while the giver is SP. The mayor of Blitar was allegedly had received Rp1.5 billion from SP via BP as a fee for worth of Rp23 billion secondary schools construction's project in the city.
"This fee is allegedly 8 percent out of 10 percent deal for the mayor, while the rest of 2 percent would be shared to city's officials," Situmorang noted.
During the seizure, KPK had secured some evidence, including a Rp2.5 billion cash in Rp100 thousand and Rp50 thousand notes, bank's receipts, and some project files.
All of the suspects will be charged with various articles of Law Number 31/1999 about Corruption Eradication.