Only Setya Novanto Can Fully Reveal e-KTP Corruption

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 , 14:00:00 WIB -

Setya Novanto is seen at his court trial, Jakarta Corruption Court, Wednesday (Dec.13). (ANTARA)

JAKARTA, GRES.NEWS – Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators and anti-corruption activists alike are hoping Setya Novanto to sing and reveal the chronology of the e-KTP (electronic resident identity card) corruption, although the chances are slim.

"If Setya Novanto decides to act boldly and sing, his life could be in threat. This is the risk he faces. He is the only person who can fully reveal the case," said Ferry Juliantono, Vice Chairman, Gerindra Party, Jakarta, Saturday (Dec.16).

If Setya decides to keep stay quite, the e-KTP corruption may end in an anti-climax.

"I predict the case will conclude with very light sentences as KPK does not have enough evidence and Setya Novanto will not reveal much. Investigators will have difficulty tracing the flow of the embezzled money," Ferry said.

ICW hopes Setya is willing to reveal everything and stop protecting his accomplices. "We hope he sings and reveal the people involved," said Emerson Yuntho, a researcher at ICW. (dtc/mfb)