Officially, Setya Novanto Suspect of e-KTP Corruption

Officially, Setya Novanto Suspect of e-KTP Corruption
Setya Novanto after examination by KPK investigators on Friday, July 14 / Sindonews
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JAKARTA - Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) officially appointed Chairman of the House Setya Novanto (SN) as a suspect corruption case that harms the state Rp2, 3 trillion related cases of alleged procurement e-ID card  corruption.

"KPK sets SN as a suspect for allegedly benefiting himself, or corporation and therefore allegedly harming state at least Rp2.3 trillion," said KPK Chairman, Agus Rahardjo at KPK building, Jakarta, Monday (17/7) .

Previously on Friday, July 14, 2017, Setya Novanto has undergone examination of KPK investigators related to alleged corruption case of e-ID card procurement at Ministry of Home Affairs (Kemendagri) in 2011-2012.

The man who is familiarly called Setnov was choosing efficient talk when intercepted journalists. Setnov who came out KPK building approximately 15:15 pm just toss a smile to reporters.

Chairman of the DPP Golkar Party was able to throw answers that asked a number of journalists.

"Just like facts in the trial," said Setnov at KPK building, Jakarta, Friday, July 14.

Setnov who was accompanied by Secretary General of Golkar, Idrus Marham seemed to keep turning away from the press as he came out of the KPK building. He managed to get into a black Toyota Fortuner B 1732 ZLO carrying it with a tight escort from the officers on duty.

Setya's name appears in Irman and Sugiharto's charges. He said to have received 11 percent of the value of e-ID card project amounting to Rp574 billion. Setya also called to direct the company winning the project worth Rp5, 9 trillion.

KPK defines Andi Narogong as a suspect allegedly together with Irman and Sugiharto's defendants, as well as other parties committing unlawful acts to enrich themselves or others or corporations in an e-KTP project at the Ministry of Home Affairs (Kemendagri).

For their actions and other parties mentioned together to commit corruption, the state suffered financial or economic losses of around Rp 2.3 trillion from projects worth Rp 5.9 trillion.

KPK thought Andi violated Article 2 Paragraph (1) and or Article 3 Law (UU) Number 31 Year 1999 as amended Law Number 20 Year 2001 concerning the Eradication of Corruption crime juncto Article 55 Paragraph (1) to juncto Article 64 of the Criminal Code.

To investigate the case, the KPK has examined a number of witnesses and seized documents up to two luxury cars, Toyota Vellfire and Land Rover, from a search in a house in Tebet occupied by Inayah, a beautiful woman who is said to be Andi Narogong's wife series.

Investigators also prevent Inayah, Raden Gede, and Setya Novanto traveling abroad. They were prevented for 6 months for Andi Narogong's suspects for the sake of investigation, so that when called to question, they were not abroad.

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