Evidence Supporting West Papua Development, KPK Acts 8 Corruption Cases


The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) supports development in Papua and West Papua. The form is to take action against parties suspected of being involved in corruption so that the budget disbursed after the plan and the results of development can be felt, especially by the Papuan people.

“Corruption will be detrimental to the community, resulting in the community being unable to make maximum use of the budget allocated to the Papua region,” Febri Diansyah, a spokesman for the KPK, said on Thursday (7/2).

According to Febri, to support the development, the KPK has prevented and enforced corruption. Until now, there have been 8 corruption cases related to the Papua region handled by the KPK, whether they have been convicted by the court or are still in the process of KPK investigation. The eight cases or cases are:

1. Crime of corruption in abuse of authority in the management of Yapen Waropen District Budget in 2005-2006 in regional treasury and Use of balancing funds, in the form of revenue-sharing funds that should have been used in the regional treasury have not been in accordance with the applicable provisions, thus harming the state’s financial 8 billion.

2. Criminal acts of corruption in the construction of Supiori central market renovations, main terminals, echelon official official houses, and Supiori central market renovations for Bank Papua Branch Offices that use Supiori Regency, Papua APBD funds, the 2006-2008 fiscal year which cost the state finance Rp36 , 5 billion.

3. Corruption in corruption of misuse of APBD and OTSUS funds of the Regional Government of Boven Digoel Regency, Papua, in the 2006-2007 fiscal year which harms the state finances of Rp37 billion.

4. Crime of corruption accepts bribes related to the management of the 2014 APBN-Amendment to the PDT Ministry for Talud development projects in Biak Numfor District, Papua. This project has a problem due to bribes of SGD 63,000 and 37,000.

5. The corruption of the River Memberamo and Urumuka hydropower DED in the 2009-2010 fiscal year is detrimental to the state finances of Rp32.9 billion.

6. Corruption of the Lake Sentani Hydropower DED and Lake Taniainai 2008 fiscal year in Papua Province. The country’s financial losses amounted to Rp. 43,362 billion.

7. Corruption in the form of bribery related to the proposed budgeting for new and renewable energy infrastructure development projects for the 2016 budget year in Deiyai ​​District, Papua. There was a bribe of SGD177,000.

8. Crime of corruption related to the procurement of work to improve the Kemiri-Depapre road, Jayapura Regency on the APBD-Amendment of the Papua Provincial Government in the 2015 fiscal year. Alleged loss of state funds amounting to Rp40 billion.

Source:  gatra.com

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