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Attorney General’s Office of Indonesia examines seven witnesses related to alleged corruption case of Waskita Karya

Jakarta – The Investigation Team at the Directorate of Investigation of the Deputy Attorney General for Special Crimes (JAM Pidsus) of the Attorney General’s Office examined seven witnesses related to the alleged corruption case of irregularities in the use of financing facilities from several banks carried out by PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk. and PT Waskita Beton Precast, Tbk.

Head of the AGO’s Legal Information Center Ketut Sumedana stated that the seven witnesses examined were ANT as an employee of PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk, LPA as an employee of PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk, and BG as an employee of PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk.

Then, DA as an employee of PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk, MH as an employee of PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk, SN as an employee of PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk, and DDP as an employee of PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk.

“The seven witnesses were examined in connection with the investigation of the alleged corruption case in irregularities in the use of financing facilities from several banks carried out by PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk. and PT Waskita Beton Precast, Tbk. on behalf of suspect DES,” Sumedana said in his statement, Wednesday (10/5/2023).

The witness examination was carried out to strengthen evidence and complete the filing in the case.

The AGO has also named the President Director of PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk, DES as a suspect in this case.

DES was detained at the Salemba Detention Center of the Attorney General’s Office Branch for 20 days starting from April 28, 2023 until May 17, 2023.

Sumedana explained that the role of the suspect DES in this case was to unlawfully order and approve the disbursement of Supply Chain Financing (SCF) funds using fake supporting documents.

The documents were used as payment for the company’s debts caused by the disbursement of payments for fictitious work projects to fulfill the suspect’s request.

As a result of his actions, suspect DES is charged with violating Article 2 paragraph (1) and Article 3 jo. Article 18 of Law No. 31 of 1999 as amended and supplemented by Law No. 20 of 2001 on the Amendment to Law No. 31 of 1999 on the Eradication of Corruption jo. Article 55 paragraph (1) to 1 of the Criminal Code. (InfoPublik/Photo: Puspenkum)

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