Corruption Case Investigations

Gemawan News – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW), Abid, who is in the Monitoring and Investigation Division, trained the participants of Anti-Corruption School related to Investigation process, in the Office Hall of Swandiri Institute, organized by Gemawan, coordinated by Sri HARYANTI, (Friday/23/9/2016).

Abid, who is a Senior Activist, said that the criminal act of corruption which has been disturbing the community all this time can be seen from several aspects and points of view and even classified from various items.

Basically, Abid continued, a corruptor always has a way of covering up the crime which has been committed in trying to act against the law by conflicting several rules and laws in trying to put a legal fortress related to the case being committed.

No wonder, there are many officials of institutions take advantage of their capacity by misusing their authority to enrich themselves, or committing corporate actions which inflicts a loss on the country’s finance and economy.

“A sample case is the procurement of sewing machines at the Ministry of Social Affairs. The suspect committed a corporation through Lasindo company, which was indicated in 2007 and was processed in 2010,” Abid revealed.

In an investigation, Abid continued, to determine a case, it can basically be seen on the revenues and expenditures. These sources can be monitored through taxes, PNBP (Non-Tax State Revenue), Royalties, Expenditures, and even capital spent in procurement projects within Government institutions.

However, the investigation process is handled by several packages of institutions from the Inspectorate, POLRI (Indonesian National Police) and the Finance Audit Board, in the process of finding verification of misappropriation indications of the country’s budget.

Regarding the handling, Abid continued, an investigation to the person who is indicated to be named a suspect is conducted, and then the case will be transferred to the prosecutors to be determined as a defendant, who is then handed over to the KPK (Corruption Eradication Commission) regarding further investigations before being transferred to the Corruption Courthouse.

“In fact, it is based on Law No. 31/1999 and Law 20/2001, as a legal basis for community institutions engaged in corruption case investigations in assisting state institutions in handling corruption cases in Indonesia,” he concluded.

In addition, after completing the agenda of material delivery to the students of Anti-Corruption School, the participants were guided by facilitator of SAKsi, Encep Endan, regarding the responses of the participants in the question and answer process about the material delivered. (Aty/Wly)


ICW Trains Students of SAKsi in Corruption Case Investigations
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