KPK Arrests Three Mojokerto Legislators

Sunday, 18 June 2017 , 09:30:00 WIB -

The headquarters of KPK (

JAKARTA, GRES.NEWS – The Corruption Eradiation Commission (KPK) has arrested four three legislators and one public executive from Mojokerto, East Java, on Friday afternoon (16/6).

They are Mojokerto House of Regional Representatives (DPRD) Chairman, Purnomo (PDIP faction), Vice Chairman Abdullah Fanani (PKB faction), Vice Chairman Umar Faruq (PAN faction) and Head o the Mojokerto Water Management and Spatial Management Office, Wiwiet Febryanto.

The arrests started with Wiwiet and Umar.

KPK Chairman, Agus Rahardjo, has confirmed they arrests. "Yes, (there was a break-in operation," he said, Saturday (17/6/2017).

The our public executives were detained at KPK’s headquarters in Surabaya, before flown to Jakarta. Meanwhile, their office have been sealed.

Just before their arrest, the suspects held a hearing. "The meeting was about a plan to build Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya (State Electronics Polytechnics of Surabaya , red) at ITS," sad the mayor of Mojokerto, Mas'ud Yunus. (dtc/rm)