Jakarta: The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) summoned President Director of PT Wijaya Kusuma Emindo (WKE) Budi Suharto and Lili Sundarsih. Both were investigated for their connection with the alleged bribery of the Drinking Water Supply System (SPAM) project at the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR).
"Both of them will be investigated alongside the Commissioner of PT Minarta Dutahutama Leonardo Jusminarta Prasetyo (LJP)," said KPK spokesman Febri Diansyah, Monday, October 14, 2019.
Budi and Lili were convicted in the same case. Both were sentenced to three years in prison by the Jakarta Corruption Court (Tipikor). Leonardo was named a suspect along with Rizal Djalil a member of the Indonesian Audit Board (BPK).
The bribery scandal was set in motion when the SPAM Director received a request for money related to an investigation conducted by BPK amounting to Rp2.3 billion.
Rizal was informed that there would be a party representing him to meet the Director of SPAM. Rizal's representative came and expressed his wish to participate in the implementation of project activities within the SPAM Directorate.
The project of interest is the Hungarian Main Distribution Network (JDU) SPAM project with a budget ceiling of Rp.79.27 billion. The request was agreed, the Hungarian SPAM project is undertaken by PT Minarta Dutahutama.
In return, Leonardo said that through an intermediary he would hand over Rp1.3 billion in Singapore Dollars to Rizal. The SGD100,000 in SGD1,000 bills was finally handed over to Rizal through one of his family members in the parking lot of a shopping center in South Jakarta.