AGO to question Bukit Asam directors
JAKARTA: Two directors of coal mining firm PT Tambang Batubara Bukit
Asam have been summoned for questioning at the Attorney General’s
Office next week, an official said Tuesday.
Both are implicated in an alleged graft case centering on a Rp 362
billion project to build a loading dock at Tarahan Seaport in Bandar
The two employees are Milawarman, the project’s operational director,
and Tindeas Mangeka, the commercial director, said investigation
director of special crimes Arminsyah said.
“The [questioning] is next week,” he said as quoted by Antara news agency.
The case emerged after NGO the Indonesian Anti-Corruption Society questioned the purpose of the project, saying it would result in an ineffective and futile facility that would garner neither profit nor benefit. The NGO also said the project had never held an open
tender, hich is required by law for procurements worth more than
Rp 100 million. — JP