Rosa admits a role in brokering Hambalang project since early 2010
Mindo Rosalina Manulang, a marketing director of PT Anak Negeri, told
Corruption Court judges on Monday that since last year she had played a middleman
role in the Rp 1.2 trillion (US$139.5 million) sports complex development in Hambalang,
Bogor, West Java, along with graft suspect M. Nazaruddin.
Rosalina said during the hearing, which included Mohammad El
Idris, the marketing manager of PT Duta Graha Indah (DGI), that Nazaruddin had
introduced her to Youth and Sports Affairs Ministry secretary Wafid Muharram in
“They [Nazaruddin and Wafid] have discussed several
projects. One of the projects was the Hambalang project. They also discussed
the SEA Games projects,” Rosa said on Monday.
Rosalina said that one of the discussions was held at a
Japanese restaurant in Senayan, Central Jakarta.
Rosalina, an underling of former Democratic Party treasurer Nazaruddin in PT
Anak Negeri, added that she was instructed by Nazaruddin to ask for Wafid’s
She said she was also told by Nazaruddin to arrange meetings
and communications between Nazaruddin and Wafid.
El Idris was implicated because his company, PT DGI, which was awarded the
contract along with his business partner, Rosalina, have been accused of
allegedly bribing Wafid to win the contract to build the athletes’ village in
preparation for the Southeast Asian Games in Palembang, South Sumatra. (rpt)