Waskita Karya Corruption Cases Will Soon Be Tried

JAKARTA - The alleged corruption case in irregularities in the use of financing facilities from several banks by PT Waskitar Karya (Persero) Tbk (WSKT) and PT Waskita Beton Precast Tbk (WSBP will soon be tried.

On Friday, March 31, the public prosecutor (JPU) immediately prepared an indictment to complete the case file after the delegation of the second detainee (suspect and evidence) to the Corruption Court at the Central Jakarta District Court.

"On Friday (31/3) the Investigation Team of the Deputy Attorney General for Special Crimes has carried out the handover of the suspect's responsibility and evidence (second stage) on the four case files of the Waskita Karya corruption suspect," said Head of the Legal Information Center (Kapuspenkum) Attorney General Ketut Sumedana in a written statement received in Jakarta, Friday.

Four case files were transferred to each of the names of four suspects, namely Operational Director II of PT Waskita Karya for the 2018 period until now Bambang Rianto (BR), Director of Finance and Risk Management of PT Waskita Karya for the period July 2020 to July 2022 Taufik Hendra Kusuma (THK).

Next is the Director of Finance and Risk Management of PT Waskita Karya for the period May 2018 'June 2020 Haris Gunawan (HG) and Nizam Mustafa (NM) as the President Commissioner of PT Pinnacle Optima Karya.

The implementation of Phase II for suspects Haris Gunawan and Taufik Hendra Kusuma took place at the Salemba Rutan Branch of the Attorney General's Office, while suspects Bambang Rianto and Nizam Mustafa were carried out at the Class I Detention Center in Central Jakarta. The four suspects were detained at the detention center of each delegation.

Ketut said that the actions of the suspects violated Article 2 paragraph (1) and Article 3 in conjunction with Article 18 of Law Number 31 of 1999 concerning the Eradication of Criminal Acts of Corruption as amended by Law no. 20 of 2001 jo. Article 55 paragraph (1) 1st of the Criminal Code.

"After handing over the responsibilities and evidence, the prosecutor's team will immediately prepare an indictment for the completeness of the delegation of the four case files," said Ketut.

The delegation of Phase II of the four suspects after the case files of the suspects were declared complete in a formal and material manner or P-21 on Wednesday (29/3) after research by the research prosecutor of the Directorate of Prosecution of the Junior Attorney General for Special Crimes (Jampidsus) at the Attorney General's Office.