Jakarta: Djoko Rahardjo Abumanan was named as acting Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) president director during a general meeting of shareholders (RUPS) at the State-Owned Enterprises Ministry in Central Jakarta on Wednesday.
"It is (Pak Djoko)," PLN corporate planning director Syofvi Felienty Roekman told journalists this morning.
Djoko will concurrently served as strategic procurement director in the state electricity company. He previously served as Eastern Java, Bali and Nusa Tenggara Region director in the company.
In early May, non-active PT PLN president director Sofyan Basir was named as a suspect in the alleged bribery case related to the construction of Riau-1 coal-fired power plant. According to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), he allegedly accepted a bribe from mining company Blackgold Natural Resources Limited in connection with the project.
On Monday night, the former Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) president director was probed by investigators at the KPK Red White Building. After the questioning, he was detained at a detention center near the KPK head office.
"He will be detained at a detention center near the KPK Merah Putih Building Kavling K-4 for the first 20 day period," KPK spokesperson Febri Diansyah said here on Monday.
In July 2018, KPK investigators arrested Golkar Party lawmaker Eni Maulani Saragih and Blackgold Natural Resources Limited boss Johannes Budi Sutrisno Kotjo in a sting operation in the capital city of Jakarta. A month later, KPK officials announced former Golkar Party secretary general Idrus Marham as the third suspect in the alleged bribery case.
last month, Idrus was sentenced to three years in prison and a fine of Rp150 million. In March, Eni was sentenced to six years in prison and a fine of Rp200 million. In December, Johannes Kotjo was sentenced to two years and eight months in prison an a fine of Rp150 million.
"KPK arrested EMS (House of Representatives legislator for 2014-2019) and JBK (private sector). The two are detained for 20 days starting today at East Jakarta Class I Detention Center KPK Branch. KPK has previously named EMS and JBK as suspects. After a 24-hour examination and case hearing, KPK concluded that EMS allegedly received kickback from JBK in relation to the PLTU Riau-1 development contract," the anti-corruption watchdog said in a press release in July 2018.