KPK questions Golkar politicians over bribery case
Setya Novanto: The Golkar Party chairman at the House of Representatives. (JP/P.J. Leo)
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) questioned on Friday the head of the Golkar Party faction at the House of Representatives, Setya Novanto, in relation to a bribery case surrounding the National Games (PON) in Riau.
“He was questioned as a witness in the PON Riau bribery case,” acting KPK spokesperson Priharsa Nugraha told reporters on Friday.
He said Setya was questioned in his capacity as a witness for a suspect for the case, Lukman Abbas.
He added that the KPK also scheduled a questioning of Golkar politician and member of House’s Commission X, Kahar Muzakir, in connection to the same case.
The antigraft commission has named six people suspects in the case, namely; Riau Youth and Sports Agency head Lukman Abas, developer PT Pembangunan Perumahan staff member Rahmat Syahputra, Riau Youth and Sports Agency official Eka Dharma Putra and three Riau legislative councilors — M Faisal Aswan (Golkar), M Dunir from the National Awakening Party (PKB), and Tufan Andoso from the National Mandate Party (PAN). (dmr)
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