Prosecutors Demand 8 Years Prison for Andi Narogong

Friday, 08 December 2017 , 15:00:00 WIB -

Electronic ID Card (e-KTP) corruption defendant Andi Narogong is seen preparing himself to attend a continuation trial at the Anti-Corruption Court, Jakarta, Thursday (30/11). (ANTARA)

Prosecutors demand eight years prison for Andi Narogong Agustinus and want him to be fined Rp1 billion or extra 6 months prison if he couldn’t pay the fines. The prosecutors believe that Andi Narogong was involved in electronic ID card (e-KTP) corruption.

"We demand the panel of judges to judge and investigate the case, we declare that Andi "Narogong" Agustinus is guilty of committing corruption crime collectively," said a prosecutor of the anti-graft commission (KPK) prosecutor when he read a letter of demand in the Anti-Corruption Court, Jalan Bungur Besar Raya, Jakarta, Thursday (7/12).

The prosecutors stated that Andi Narogong and certain parties set the winner of e-KTP project bid, which is PNRI consortium. Andi made three consortiums won the project, which are PNRI, Astragraphia, and Murakabi Sejahtera.

"The defendant is close to some state officials, such as Setya Novanto, Diah Anggraeni, and Irman, and he had a power to win the House budget. The defendant intervened PNRI, Murakabi, and Astragraphia to win the consortium," said the prosecutor.

Besides that, the prosecutors also stated that Andi Narogong used the money for himself and several people. According to the prosecutors, the state suffers Rp2,314,904,234,275.39 losses because of Andi Narogong.

The prosecutors also stated that Andi Narogong is connected to Setya Novanto in arranging the budget of e-KTP project in the House. Andi also met Setya Novanto once at Hotel Gran Melia, Jakarta Pusat.

"Andi met Setya Novanto, Diah, Irman, and Sugiharto. Setya Novanto said there’s a national project and he asked them to support it. With Novanto’s support, Andi asked Irman to meet Novanto on the 12th floor of Golkar Party’s Faction in the Parliament Building," said the prosecutor.

Andi is charged with violation of Article 3 Law No.31/1999 that’s been amended to Law No.20/2001 on Corruption Eradication jo Article 55 paragraph 1 point 1 of the Criminal Code. (dtc/mfb)