Bekasi monarch hands over purported cheat income in Meikarta case

Bekasi Regent Neneng Hasanah Yasin has handed over income she allegedly perceived from a Lippo Group executive in propinquity with a botched Meikarta mega growth plan in a regency, a Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has said.

The antigraft physique suspected Neneng of usurpation Rp 7 billion (US$480,373) from Lippo Group operational executive Billy Sindoro in sequence to change a distribution of permits required for a project. Billy allegedly betrothed Rp 13 billion as a “commitment fee” to a regent.

“[The regent] has handed in around Rp 3 billion to a KPK, partial of a income a think allegedly perceived in a temptation case,” KPK orator Febri Diansyah pronounced in a matter on Wednesday. He combined a monarch would lapse some-more income in installments later.

Apart from a regent, an central of a Bekasi Public Works Agency, Neneng Rahmi, also a think in a case, also handed over income amounting to S$90,000, that she performed mins before swindle busters launched an operation on Oct. 15 associated to a case.

The KPK has arrested and named 9 suspects in a temptation case, including Yasin, Rahmi and Billy, for their purported roles in temptation relating to a distribution of skill permits for a Meikarta project.

The swindle busters have questioned some-more than 40 witnesses in a case, including Lippo CEO James Riady, who denied personification any purpose in a case.

The Meikarta modern city plan in Cikarang, Bekasi, West Java, is a flagship plan of Lippo Group.

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