Neneng surrenders to KPK: Lawyer
Neneng Sri Wahyuni
Neneng Sri Wahyuni, who is also the wife of graft convict Muhammad Nazaruddin,
is surrendering herself to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), lawyer Elsa
intends to surrender herself to KPK investigators since the very beginning,”
Elsa told The Jakarta Post on
Rufinus Hutauruk, another
Neneng’s lawyer, said that Neneng just arrived in Jakarta from Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia, this morning.
“Our intention is to turn
herself [Neneng] in. This homecoming was our own initiative,” Rufinus said in
an aired interview with Metro TV.
However, KPK spokesman Johan
Budi had earlier insisted that it was the KPK investigators who arrested him
and not the other way around.
“We had been following her to
her home [in Pejaten, South Jakarta] since her arrival at the airport. We arrested
her at her home,” he said.
said Neneng is now under the KPK’s custody.
Neneng, together with
Nazaruddin, owns a company that has been implicated in a bribery case
concerning a Manpower and Transmigration Ministry project.
Neneng has been named a suspect
for her role in PT Alfindo Nuratama Perkasa, a Permai Grup subsidiary that won
a bid to carry out the Rp 8.9 billion (US$1.04 million) project in 2008. Permai
Grup is a holding company affiliated with Nazaruddin.
Nazaruddin and Neneng both fled
the country in May last year to avoid investigation. (mtq)