The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) achieved a milestone as it has named a corporation, PT Duta Graha Indah, now PT Nusa Konstruksi Enjiniring, as a suspect.
Islam Defenders Front (FPI) leader Habib Rizieq Syihab continues his struggle to avoid court. Following the rejection he received from the police to issue an investigation termination warrant (SP3), Rizieq is now asking President Joko Widodo to grant him abolition.
The House of Representatives threaten to freeze the government’s budget for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and the National Police for refusing to bring Miryam S Haryani to the House.
Judges at the Anti-Corruption Court of Jakarta (16/6) has said in the court trial with ex-health minister Siti Fadilah Supari acting as the defendant that the money that flowed to Amien Rais is not relevant to Siti’s case. Now, the National Mandate Party (PAN) demands KPK to show responsibility for damaging Amien’s image.
Therefore, he said that including the regulations about special crimes to the current formula in the Criminal Code Draft (RKUHP) and approving it would weaken the general principles and law enforcers in fighting crimes against humanity.
In their discussion on the Bill on Terrorism, the government and the House of Representatives has agreed to extend the detainment period for terrorism suspects to 14 days, from 7. Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) fears the extension raises the possibility of human rights violations.
Lately, KPK arrested a prosecutor in Bengkulu High Prosecutors’ Office (Kejati) for bribery. The prosecutor is the Head of Kejati Bengkulu’s Intelligence Division, Parlin Purba.
The government has finally established a cyber security agency, with the issue of Presidential Regulation No.53/2017 on National Cyber and Encryption Agency (BSSN) on 23 May 2017. Said agency will replace the National Encryption Institution (Lemsaneg), the Directorate of Information Security and Directorate General of Informatics Application at the Ministry of Communications and Informatics.